Bug 1568306

Summary: netstat -i only shows 8 characters of Iface name
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Ondrej Mejzlik <omejzlik>
Component: net-toolsAssignee: Michal Ruprich <mruprich>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Ondrej Mejzlik <omejzlik>
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Version: 7.5CC: lmiksik, psklenar, thozza
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Fixed In Version: net-tools-2.0-0.24.20131004git.el7 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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: 1568317 1585638 (view as bug list) Environment:
Last Closed: 2018-10-30 07:52:20 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Ondrej Mejzlik 2018-04-17 08:19:14 UTC
Description of problem:
netstat -i only shows 8 characters of Iface name.

uname -r
This does occur on RHEL-7.5

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -qa | grep net-tools

How reproducible:
Easy to reproduce.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create new network interface with long name
   sudo ip tuntap add mode tap "osmznaku0012"
2. Assign ip address 
   sudo ifconfig osmznaku0012
3. Check
   netstat -i 

Actual results:
Interface name set to osmznaku0012 (12 chars)

$ ip a:
6: osmznaku0012: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc fq_codel state DOWN group default qlen 1000
    link/ether da:75:24:13:f4:41 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
    inet brd scope global osmznaku0012
       valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

$ netstat -i
Kernel Interface table
enp0s31f  1500   501561      0      0 0        417744      0      0      0 BMRU
lo       65536    83722      0      0 0         83722      0      0      0 LRU
osmznaku  1500        0      0      0 0             0      0      0      0 BMU

Expected results:
Display the whole name

Additional info:

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:52:20 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.