Subject: repeatable crash with IPv6 long packets
To: None <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/03/2004 18:00:04

ping6 -b 20000 -s 10000 from one machine to other connected with 
fast ethernet cards through switch.

target machine is dual PII 400 running

NetBSD ... 2.0_BETA 
NetBSD 2.0_BETA (....) #0: Tue Sep 21 11:51:27 CEST 2004 
root@...:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/... i386

source machine runs latest 1.5.*

2.0 BETA from beginning of september.

this causes quick crash after up to 5 packets.

.gdb compiled kernel and crash dump are available.

should i sent-pr or is it already known??

trying same with home machine pinging through localhost - no crash but no 
reply too.

pinging from machine i used to make crash to home machine - nice reply 
100% packets goes back.

pinging from home machine to this machine - no reply!!!

home machine runs 2.0_BETA too.