Subject: Re: PR-7148 (causes kernel panic)
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/26/1999 13:57:26
On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 11:31:46AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, David Brownlee wrote:
> > 	This definitely sounds like a tech-net question.
> > 
> > 	Any of our sys/net experts care to chime in on this?
> Fixing this would require a kernel version bump (not a big deal, but needs
> remembering).
> The big question is do we need to have the ifa_metric field be an int, or
> is a short ok?
	If we change the ifa_metric to be a long then the metric in an
interface (struct ifnet) and in the address will match sizes.  (they are
assigned to each other in various places)