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Re: network-related deadlock

Maxime Villard <> wrote:

> There appears to be a network deadlock somewhere in the kernel. I've
> narrowed the issue down to the following situation: if you have a
> NetBSD vm on VirtualBox, with one CPU, and one enabled network card
> that is not attached (Settings->Network->Adapter_1->Attached_To =
> Not attached), the kernel freezes ~ten seconds after booting.

Don't discount the possibility of bugs in vbox e1000 emulation :).
The kernel still shouldn't lock up in that case, but it would be easy
to miss this on real, well-behaved hardware.


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