[CFT] modular kernel config

Arnaud Lacombe lacombar at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 19:03:02 UTC 2012


2012/2/27 Łukasz Wąsikowski <lukasz at wasikowski.net>:
> W dniu 2012-02-22 23:31, Bjoern A. Zeeb pisze:
>> You cannot ship that on by default for non-tecnical reasons in a kernel.  Please do not commit a kernel config that can be booted (no LINT cannot be booted) with these on without consulting appropriate hats upfront.
>>> - ALTQ
>>> - QUOTA
>>> - IPSTEALTH (disabled in loader.conf)
>>> - IPFIREWALL_FORWARD (touches every packet, power users which need
>>>   a bigger PPS but not this feature can recompile the kernel,
>>>   discussed with julian@)
>>> - FLOWTABLE (disabled in loader.conf)
>> Which is not the same as it's not 100% disabled and will still allocate memory.
> FLOWTABLE on 8.x crashed BGP routers (kern/144917).
no crash dump, no backtrace, no follow-up whatsoever after 1 year and
2 years, what's your points ? You could really have chosen a better PR
to back up your argument...

 - Arnaud

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