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Re: IPv6 badness continues

To: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IPv6 badness continues
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2005 20:12:00 -0500
Cc: Netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / ???????????? <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Herbert Xu wrote:
Here is the corrected version.

I applied the patch and tried it out. The kernel was practically unusable, as the warning hit as soon as the kernel booted:

Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel: Badness in ip6_ins_rt at net/ipv6/route.c:382
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<f8bee2be>] ip6_ins_rt+0x7e/0x80 [ipv6]
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<f8bec43e>] __ipv6_ifa_notify+0x12e/0x1a0 [ipv
6]
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<f8bec4e3>] ipv6_ifa_notify+0x33/0x50 [ipv6]
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<f8be9a10>] init_loopback+0x90/0x110 [ipv6]
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<f8be9ebf>] addrconf_notify+0xff/0x1a0 [ipv6]
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c012fc0d>] notifier_call_chain+0x2d/0x50
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c02fc7e7>] dev_open+0x77/0xa0
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c02fde43>] dev_change_flags+0x53/0x130
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c0342137>] devinet_ioctl+0x257/0x5d0
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c03444c6>] inet_ioctl+0x66/0xb0
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c02f34c9>] sock_ioctl+0xc9/0x250
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c017404a>] sys_ioctl+0xca/0x230
Jan  8 20:06:44 pretzel kernel:  [<c010309d>] sysenter_past_esp+0x52/0x75


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