Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 140930
[PATCH] Missing AppleTalk ioctl for the 32bit/64bit mapping
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:05 EST
Description of problem:
Missing AppleTalk ioctl for the 32bit/64bit mapping
The patch (at end) will fix the missing AppleTalk kernel ioctls for the 32 API into
64Bit API translation.
We need the AppleTalk networking for our EtherShare product. It would be
good if the "appletalk" module gets included by default instead of
building the kernel manually with the appletalk option enabled.
It would be great if somebody can confirm that the patches are getting
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2) ---- /usr/src/linux-2.4/arch/x86_64/ia32/ia32_ioctl.c -----
--- ia32_ioctl.c.SAVE 2004-11-26 11:51:31.000000000 +0100
+++ ia32_ioctl.c 2004-11-26 11:59:25.000000000 +0100
@@ -61,6 +61,7 @@
#if defined(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LVM) || defined(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LVM_MODULE)
/* Ugh. This header really is not clean */
#define min min
@@ -4251,6 +4252,13 @@
+/* ioctls used by appletalk ddp.c */
This is a feature request. Appletalk is currently unsupported.
We need the AppleTalk for six turnkey products running on RedHat ES/AS 3, we have
about 1300 Linux based server installations. Please fix this bug and and include AppleTalk
protocol as a module by default in the next version.
The same patch is already in the kernel 2.6.9+patches (done by me posted via Andy
Internal RFE bug #142890 submitted; will be considered for future releases.
*** Bug 142890 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
NEEDINFO_PM status has been obsoleted. Changing status to NEEDINFO and assigning
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