David Malone writes: > > > This may be my fault, as I made some changes recently that assumed that > > > the mbuf allocator grabbed giant when needed. I'll check the code path > > > you've mentioned to see if it grabs giant now, but I suspect that I just > > > need to move the giant grabbing back where it was before. > > > This doesn't seem to be a reproduceable problem for me, FWIW, (presumably > > a property of bucket sizes, etc) so you have all the information I have > > :-). > > You'd have to be quite unlucky to trigger it (calling sendit at a > time when a per-cpu mbuf pool was empty). I have a vague feeling > that my sendit change isn't the only place that does this.
FWIW, calling kmem_malloc() w/o Giant is safe if you call with NOWAIT. But if you wait, you must hold Giant. Drew _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"