tap-driver on sparc64

Marius Strobl marius at alchemy.franken.de
Thu May 21 14:50:07 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 01:14:06PM -0700, Mauro Calderara wrote:
> Hi Marius
> I just ran into an issue with the tap-driver on FreeBSD resulting in a  
> kernel panic. Googling yielded this bug report (the poster did exactly  
> what I'm trying to do, run OpenVPN on a tap-interface): 
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-sparc64/2006-May/004132.html
> You provided a patch but it seems the person never responded. I still  
> see the issue on 7.0 and am currently recompiling to see whether it is  
> still there with 7.2. Did that patch go into the official repo somewhen?
> In case not, what would you need to create one? I'm pretty sure I can  
> provide instructions detailed enough to reproduce the issue.


that patch went it into the repository prior to FreeBSD 7.0,
so what you are seeing is likely to be a different problem.
If it still persists with 7.2 it would be great if you
could also provide a backtrace.


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