svn commit: r233199 - in stable/8/sys: i386/conf netinet6

Sergey Kandaurov pluknet at
Tue Mar 20 09:03:02 UTC 2012

On 20 March 2012 00:15, John Baldwin <jhb at> wrote:
> Author: jhb
> Date: Mon Mar 19 20:15:18 2012
> New Revision: 233199
> URL:
> Log:
>  MFC 225096:
>  Fix if_addr_mtx recursion in mld6.

Ehh.. Thank you for doing this.
As I mentioned earlier I could not reproduce this problem myself
in RELENG_8, that's why it was not MFCed so far...

>  mld_set_version() is called only from mld_v1_input_query() and
>  mld_v2_input_query() both holding the if_addr_mtx lock, and then calling
>  into mld_v2_cancel_link_timers() acquires it the second time, which results
>  in mtx recursion. To avoid that, delay if_addr_mtx acquisition until after
>  mld_set_version() is called; while here, further reduce locking scope
>  to protect only the needed pieces: if_multiaddrs, in6m_lookup_locked().



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