Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 146753
unable to unload iptables modules while NetworkManager loaded
Last modified: 2008-02-05 01:20:06 EST
While NetworkManager is running, "service iptables stop" hangs on
unloading the iptables module(s). If i stop the NetworkManager using
"service NetworkManager stop" while it's hanging, it continues and
OKs. If i don't, it hangs indefinitely.
Using kernel 2.6.10-1.741_FC3 and
Bug 112630 is the same problem, but reported against kernel and I'm not really
sure where the problem is, so leaving both bugs open with pointers to one another.
What causes a module to get reffed or unreffed? Does holding an fd from a
socket on the network device cause it to get reffed? I've also seen cases where
network devices are not completely freed on shutdown of the machine, so perhaps
NM is holding some reference to them. But I'm not sure what counts as a
How many nics are in the box, and of what type?
Dell Latitude D600. One ethernet card & one wireless:
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M
Gigabit Ethernet (rev 01)
02:03.0 Network controller: Intel Corp. PRO/Wireless 2200BG (rev 05)
*** Bug 149993 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I believe I have fixed this in CVS. Will push updates when that is confirmed.
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
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