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re: kern/50629: netbsd-7 kernel panic

The following reply was made to PR kern/50629; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (Christos Zoulas)
Subject: re: kern/50629: netbsd-7 kernel panic
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 08:51:46 -0400

 On Mar 21,  8:19am, ( wrote:
 -- Subject: re: kern/50629: netbsd-7 kernel panic
 | On Mon, 14 Mar 2016, Christos Zoulas wrote:
 | > Unfortunately the fix is not easy. I believe that the ipf mutex is held
 | > so that there can be no rule changes during packet processing. Alas, we
 | > can't obtain an rwlock in an interrupt context so let's just disable that
 | > for now...
 | >
 | > christos
 | The patch seems to help. The router has now an uptime of 6 days. So far 
 | there are no problems. To be sure, we have to wait a little longer.
 Great, thanks! Again removal of the lock only impacts rule changes processing
 during packet processing...

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