Bug 1008795 - Netconsole service do not work when server is setted up as ipv6 address
Netconsole service do not work when server is setted up as ipv6 address
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ovirt-node (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Ryan Barry
Virtualization Bugs
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Blocks: 1037955
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Reported: 2013-09-17 01:42 EDT by wanghui
Modified: 2014-01-21 14:50 EST (History)
15 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: ovirt-node-3.0.1-4.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
An IPv6 address could be entered for a netconsole server in the hypervisor, but netconsole does not support IPv6. IPv6 addresses entered are no longer valid.
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: 1037955 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2014-01-21 14:50:20 EST
Type: Bug
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Description wanghui 2013-09-17 01:42:15 EDT
Description of problem:
When setted up the netconsole server as ipv6 address, it doesn't work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Clean install rhev-h 6.5.
2. Set Netconsole server address with ipv6 address.
3. Run # echo 7 >/proc/sys/kernel/printk
4. Test syslog service.

Actual results:
1. After step4, the netconsole service doesn't work.

Expected results:
1. After step4, the netconsole service should work.

Additional info:
1. No such issue in RSyslog.
2. No such issue when set netconsole address as ipv4 address or FQDN.
Comment 4 wanghui 2013-10-21 07:46:27 EDT
Test version:

Test steps:
1. Clean install rhev-h 6.5.
2. Set Netconsole server address with ipv6 address.

Test results:
1. After step2, it will give a prompt and not accept the ipv6 address.

According comment#2, the bug is fixed in rhev-hypervisor6-6.5-20131017.0.iso. So change the bug's status from ON_QA to VERIFIED.
Comment 7 Cheryn Tan 2013-11-07 19:36:21 EST
This bug is currently attached to errata RHBA-2013:15277. If this change is not to be documented in the text for this errata please either remove it from the errata, set the requires_doc_text flag to minus (-), or leave a "Doc Text" value of "--no tech note required" if you do not have permission to alter the flag.

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Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2014-01-21 14:50:20 EST
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.


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