On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 12:48:36PM -0800, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> Somewhere in between, Jason Evans wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 12:36:41PM -0800, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> > > 
> > > Oh, I suppose, I did find that... well, mainly I wanted the person who made
> > > the change to actually broadcast to NIC maintainers what the expectations
> > > were...
> > 
> > The code that prints these warnings out has existed for a while.  However,
> > whoever added it made a bad assumption about the internals of the mutex
> > implementation, so the code never got executed.  I "fixed" it last week, so
> > the warnings get printed now.
> Shouldn't ether_ifattach initialize the mutex? Or do expect all drivers to
> initialize these prior to calling ether_ifattach?
> Look- I just want to know what the people who put the check in *want*.....

cvs annotate is your friend.  The code was added in revision 1.95 of
src/sys/net/if.c by Jonathan Lemon.  Please talk to him about what should
be done to fix the drivers.


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