kernel panic when accessing /dev/tap0

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Wed Sep 1 14:30:07 UTC 2010

On Wed, 1 Sep 2010, Frank Razenberg wrote:


> Robert Watson described a problem in this discussion: 
> Currently I'm experiencing a similar problem, but on amd64 and FreeBSD 8.1 
> Release. Accessing /dev/tap0 instantly results in a kernel panic, so it's 
> most likely if_tap related. Is this a known problem? I've started 
> encountering it ever since I rebuilt my kernel with "options vimage".

this is expected.  I have a work in progress fix in perforce for
most/all cloned interfaces.  It's only a matter of extracting patches
now but it'll be anohter few days till I'll get to that.


PS: freebsd-virtualization@ might be the better place to post VIMAGE

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