Subject: Re: Unpredictable reboots.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Andreas Wrede <>
List: port-i386
Date: 03/05/2005 12:45:37
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On 5-Mar-05, at 11:25 AM, Peter Seebach wrote:

> In message <>, Andreas 
> Wrede writes:
>> "Me too".  I also applied the diffs from Charles Hannum's Jan 26 
>> commit
>> to src/sys/netinet: tcp_input.c tcp_timer.c tcp_var.h.  And I am 
>> seeing
>> the same to_ticks counts.
> I find that strangely comforting.
> The machine seems to be otherwise fine.
> If it matters, the machine is SMP, running a pair of P3 1Ghz, on a 
> ServerWorks
> board.  I wouldn't think that would matter, but maybe it does.
> I've added some more printfs, but nothing's shown for a while.  I got 
> 31 hits
> in 11 minutes, then nothing; I am wondering whether this is triggered 
> by
> interaction with specific machines with malfunctioning TCP stacks.  
> That would
> explain going a week without seeing it, then having 10 hits in a row, 
> always
> in sendmail.

See PR 22551 
( - for 
me at the time the assert was triggered frequently by outgoing smtp 
connections to, which appeared to be a 
load-balancer front-ending a number of different host.

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