Subject: Re: Maximum size for a softc?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/15/2006 23:47:34
In message <>, Matt Thomas
>Are you zeroing it?  Don't.  the softc the kernel gives is already  
>and device struct at the beginning is filled in.  zeroing it would cause
>the kernel to crash.

I was zeroing some data in it, but as you note, unneeded.

Turns out, though, mostly my problem was I'd reversed "parent" and "self".