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Re: [patch] bug fix & TCP networking performance improvements

On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 06:48:06PM +0200, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> So I've tried the patch. When I enabled vtw on the running
> system, it locked up hard immediately. Enabled it early
> before going multiuser and the boot succeeded. But when
> I closed an outgoing TCP connection I got a diagnostic
> panic because kmem_alloc() was called in softint context.
> (from tcp_input() iirc -- had to find that savecore(8)
> doesn't work anymore if the running kernel is not that
> which produced the crashdump)

Will you send your kernel configuration and the precise steps that you
took to cause this panic?

> The (e)gid changes in the netstat(1) patch don't work.
> The kmem egid is given up too early and an open
> of /dev/mem fails later.

Hmm, I have probably only run netstat as root.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 344-0444 x24

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