Subject: Re: mbuf socket options leak?
To: Robert Dobbs <>
From: Greg Oster <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/1995 21:57:38
Robert Dobbs writes:
> Could someone else confirm the existance of a leak of socket option
> mbufs in netbsd -current kernel built 1/2/95
> Steps to reproduce:
> netstat -m; note the number of mbufs for "socket options"
> ping some host
> netstat -m; the number of mbufs has increased by one
> both ping and traceroute cause this increment on my system.

I see the same results on my system (an Amiga 3000 running a
NetBSD-1.0 (not -current) kernel) for both ping and traceroute.

Hope this helps...


Greg Oster
Department of Computational Science
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA