Subject: Re: PR-7148 (causes kernel panic)
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/26/1999 21:15:49
On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 11:31:46AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> 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?

On the same topic we have kern/1515, which could be fixed at the same time.
The issue here was that on slow machine the perf hit could be noticable,
but no definitive statement was made (at last I didn't find one in my

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.