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Date:      Wed, 14 Dec 2005 14:43:08 +0100 (CET)
From:      Lars Erik Gullerud <>
To:        Kris Kennaway <>
Cc:        Doug Barton <>, Jack Vogel <>,
Subject:   Re: BUG: ip_output.c FreeBSD 4.11
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <000001c5fcaa$0988b040$04030201@misho> <> <> <> <>

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On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 04:32:10PM -0800, Jack Vogel wrote:
>> On 12/13/05, Kris Kennaway <> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 01:37:31PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>>>> Mihail Balikov wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> In FreeBSD 4.x in ip_output.c in part for ipfw local forwarding there's typo
>>>>> that will cause kernel panic:
>>>> If you haven't already, this should be filed as a problem report.
>>> I don't know that there's a lot of point since 4.11 is in "legacy"
>>> mode and few developers still use it.
>> The humorous thing is that althought I'm sure its true "few developers"
>> still use it,  in places where it has actual commercial use, they are still
>> using 4.x in large numbers.
>> So bottom line... there is value in bugs being noted and filed :)
> Sure, I long as there aren't unrealistic expectations about
> someone fixing it.

The original mail contained the patch that fixes the problem if I'm not 
mistaken, so I guess the only expectations here are that someone 
goes and commits it if the OP creates a PR with the patch... Which 
shouldn't really be too unrealistic, should it?


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