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Re: panic in pf_purge_expired_states

From: Max Laier <max@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 18:28:24 +0200

On Sunday 02 July 2006 17:17, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> about every month i'm getting a panic in pf_purge_expired_states on some
> RB_* function.
> I talked to dhartmei and he said that there are no problems known to
> this code, except for reentrancy issues.
> So I wonder: how can the RB-tree be destroyed?  Probably some race
> between the timer and the network.  But can that be?  The timer runs in
> a critical section, and shouldn't the network too?
> several crash dumps available on request.

Can you show me a trace instead?

> and clues?

We had rb-tree inconsistencies in FreeBSD as well.  I think the basic behind 
the fix was pf.c, rev. 1.35 but it took me some intermediate steps to get it 

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