Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 113957
Segmentation fault when querying interface with ethtool
Last modified: 2013-07-02 22:17:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
When querying a network interface using ethtool, the query is
successful but causes a segmemtation fault at the end of the outupt.
The output looks like this:
[root@server root]# ethtool eth0
Settings for eth0:
Supported ports: [ MII ]
Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
Advertised link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
Port: Twisted Pair
Supports Wake-on: g
Current message level: 0x000000ff (255)
Link detected: yes
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Same as above.
Actual Results: No negative side effects have been observed.
Expected Results: ethtool should not cause a segmentation fault
Linux server 2.4.9-e.35smp #1 SMP Tue Dec 23 00:15:55 EST 2003 i686
Dell Poweredge 2650 using tg3 network driver
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 112722 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.