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Date:      Tue, 17 Aug 2004 14:23:01 -0700
From:      Luigi Rizzo <rizzo@icir.org>
To:        Patrick Tracanelli <eksffa@freebsdbrasil.com.br>
Cc:        Dario Basso Cardoso <cardosodario@itelefonica.com.br>
Subject:   Re: FWD under bridged enviroment...
Message-ID:  <20040817142301.A76100@xorpc.icir.org>
In-Reply-To: <4122738D.1020607@freebsdbrasil.com.br>; from eksffa@freebsdbrasil.com.br on Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 06:07:25PM -0300
References:  <4120DA69.8080609@freebsdbrasil.com.br> <20040817125600.I2020@gateway.posi.net> <4122738D.1020607@freebsdbrasil.com.br>

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On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 06:07:25PM -0300, Patrick Tracanelli wrote:
...
> Btw, (maybe Rizzo can comment) what's the reason it has not been 
> commited when the patch was posted? :) It's a feature that is usually 

as probably Kelly pointed out,
my patch had a locking bug -- bridging works at
splimp(), and FWD plays with data structures that are only
protected by splnet(), i.e. a layer2-fwd packet might interrupt
a section of code running at splnet() and modify the
data structures.

Kelly's solution was to go through the ipintrq.

	cheers
	luigi



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