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Re: kernel/1039: mbuf leak on udp traffic
The following reply was made to PR kernel/1039; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Michael Shalayeff <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: kernel/1039: mbuf leak on udp traffic
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 1999 04:10:49 -0500 (EST)
forgot to say, that udp traffic was ipv4 of course (;
Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from Michael Shalayeff:
> >Number: 1039
> >Category: kernel
> >Synopsis: mbuf leak on udp traffic
> >Confidential: no
> >Severity: critical
> >Priority: high
> >Responsible: bugs
> >State: open
> >Class: sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id: net
> >Arrival-Date: Fri Dec 31 02:00:02 MST 1999
> >Originator: Michael Shalayeff
> NOWHERE Software Labs.
> >Release: current
> System : OpenBSD 2.6
> Architecture: OpenBSD.i386
> Machine : i386
> kernel configured w/ ipv6 demonstrates mbuf/memory leaks on heavy
> udp traffic. same kernel from the same sources exculding ipv6 from
> the config does not expose any behaviour of a kind mentioned.
> these particular and unfortunate errors started to appear
> approximately in the early 20ths of december.
> have a kernel compiled w/ ipv6.
> put substantial udp traffic on an ethernet iface.
> observe "data modified on free list" errors.
> at least true w/ tftp and nfs traffic between two different
> endianess machines.
> Michael Shalayeff
paranoic mickey (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)