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Re: Kernel 2.4.4 crashes using IPv6

To: Peter Bieringer <pb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Kernel 2.4.4 crashes using IPv6
From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 23:44:42 +0300 (EEST)
Cc: Maillist netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 8 May 2001, Peter Bieringer wrote:
> has someone made same experiences?
> Booted in runlevel 1 I load the IPv6 module, then
> ifconfig eth0 up
> ifconfig lo up
> eth0 is configured link-local and global from remote radvd
>
> Now I've running ping6 to link local address to the 2.4.4 host and
> suddenly after some seconds the kernel crashes in swapper task.
>
> Reproducable.
>
> 2.4.3 seems to be ok.

Yes.  Apply:

http://vger.samba.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/linux/net/ipv6/ndisc.c.diff?r1=1.49&r2=1.50&cvsroot=vger

And you will be fine.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords


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