Subject: Re: PR-7148 (causes kernel panic)
To: Carlos Rungi <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/26/1999 17:58:10
	This definitely sounds like a tech-net question.

	Any of our sys/net experts care to chime in on this?


On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Carlos Rungi wrote:

> Has anyone fixed or is anyone planning on fixing PR 7148 for the next release?
> This problem pretty much ensures that NetBSD cannot be used as a
> BGP border router with a full routing table view, which in my opinion, is a
> fairly useful application for the OS.
> There's a really easy patch to get around the problem, but I guess its not
> considered a 'real fix' or it would have been fixed already.
> Anybody who attempts to use NetBSD as a BGP router is going to hit this
> problem, and its fairly frustrating to track it down if you don't happen to
> know about it beforehand.  I think any sort of fix at all would be well worth
> the time it will save people in the future.
> Erik Rungi