Bug 109943 - netdump does not work without crashdumps
Summary: netdump does not work without crashdumps
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: netdump   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Dave Anderson
QA Contact:
: 111061 111261 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-11-13 08:52 UTC by Florian Brand
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-12-19 14:55:53 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
proposed netdump init script (7.05 KB, text/plain)
2003-12-01 21:26 UTC, Dave Anderson
no flags Details

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHEA-2003:350 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated netdump packages add non-secure, syslog-only options 2003-11-14 05:00:00 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHEA-2003:355 high SHIPPED_LIVE Non-secure, syslog-only options added to netdump 2003-12-19 05:00:00 UTC

Description Florian Brand 2003-11-13 08:52:03 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030131

Description of problem:
Scenario: Usage of net-console without sending crashdumps
SYSLOGADDR is set to the appropriate address.
NETDUMPADDR remains unset.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. service netdump start

Actual Results:  NETDUMPADDR not set 

Expected Results:  Netdump should work without crashdumps, crash
signature is suffcient in most cases

Additional info:

FIX: /etc/init.d/netdump

- [ -z "$NETDUMPADDR"  ] && {
+ [ -z "$NETDUMPADDR -o -z $SYSLOGADDR" ] && {
    echo "Server address not specified in /etc/sysconfig/netdump" 1>&2
    exit 1

Comment 1 Dave Anderson 2003-12-01 14:23:42 UTC
*** Bug 111061 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Dave Anderson 2003-12-01 15:25:52 UTC
*** Bug 111261 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Dave Anderson 2003-12-01 21:26:06 UTC
Created attachment 96267 [details]
proposed netdump init script

Comment 4 Dave Anderson 2003-12-01 21:54:08 UTC
In addition to the netdump/syslog configuration issue
the error-handling in the current netdump init script
is almost non-existant; after a failire is detected,
it just continues instead of stopping.

The proposed version that's attached above handles
all of the "service netdump start" error conditions.  

Comment 5 Dave Anderson 2003-12-02 20:03:13 UTC
The fix has been applied to:

  netdump-0.6.11-2 for AS2.1
  netdump-0.6.11-3 for RHEL3

The netdump errata for both AS2.1-U3 and RHEL3-U1 have been
updated to include this fix.  However, since the beta versions
of these errata have already been released, the changes will
not be seen until those errata have been updated. 

Comment 6 John Flanagan 2003-12-19 14:55:53 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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