FreeBSD 6.2-RC2 Available - networking zoneli freeze problem still exist.

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Thu Dec 28 07:47:55 PST 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 16:01 +0100, Thomas Herrlin wrote:
> It still runs networking daemons into a frozen zoneli state on
> heavy/(D)DOS network loads. Such processes cant be kill-9ed so there is
> no way to recover from it. (think frozen sshd and a very remote/headless
> server).
> See the stress test panic called 'Ran out of "128 Bucket"
> <>' on the 6.2
> todo list and my own latest test here:
> This test was on a new 6.2-RC2 install with no zone limit tweaks nor any
> sbsize limits in /etc/login.conf.
> I just made a vm disk image with replication instructions, however Peter
> Holm have replicated it with his own tools so i have not bothered with
> it until now. 

That problem is being worked on but won't be fixed for 6.2-REL.
Depending on how complex the fix winds up being it may be an Errata
candidate when the time comes.

                                                Ken Smith
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