Subject: Re: PCI network driver -- receive pkts with 0xDEADBEEF
To: Shashi Rao <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/07/2001 21:33:26
On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 09:29:03PM -0800, Shashi Rao wrote:
> any ideas on what might be wrong? i wondered if i was using freed
> mbufs (if such a thing is possible, but i couldnt find any instance
> of that either)

Well, 0xDEADBEEF is a magic value written by some code to mark a freed
object - I think mbuf is one of them.

Manuel Bouyer <>