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Complete lock-up from using pkgsrc/net/darkstat
So here's an interesting problem:
On NetBSD 8, 9, current, with both ipfilter and with npf, with different
kinds of ethernet interfaces (re*, wm*), run pkgsrc/net/darkstat. Pass a
lot of traffic (like a week's worth of Internet traffic). Stop darkstat.
I've only recently been able to ascertain that it's directly related to
darkstat, but because it hasn't happened locally, I don't have any more
information than that, so not enough for a PR.
I'm going to try to reproduce the lockup on a physically local machine
with a USB keyboard already attached in hopes that I can actually get in
to the kernel debugger. I figured it's worth mentioning here in case
anyone can imagine how and why a complete system lockup could happen as
the result of an interface being used in promiscuous mode for long periods
of time (and not when used that way for short periods of time.
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