em(4) device still 'freezes' on latset CVSup'd 6.x ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Wed May 3 22:51:12 UTC 2006

I just upgraded one of my old 4.x server to 6.x, and the one annoying 
problem that I've experienced with 4.x persists in 6.x ...

... when you ifconfig alias a new IP onto an em(4) device, the tcp/ip 
stack (I'm guessing) hangs for a period of time, while my 6.x/bge0 servers 
don't hang at all, they just alias ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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