Bug 158819 - RHEL3 does not support USBDEVFS 32-bit ioctls on x86_64
RHEL3 does not support USBDEVFS 32-bit ioctls on x86_64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Pete Zaitcev
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 168424
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Reported: 2005-05-25 22:17 EDT by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0144
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-03-15 11:00:28 EST
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Candidate #1 - not using set_fs() (4.48 KB, patch)
2005-06-13 20:55 EDT, Pete Zaitcev
no flags Details | Diff
Candidate #2 - added COMPATIBLE_IOCTL (5.43 KB, patch)
2005-10-18 01:41 EDT, Pete Zaitcev
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Issue Tracker 2005-05-25 22:17:25 EDT
Escalated to Bugzilla from IssueTracker
Comment 3 Marty Wesley 2005-05-26 02:51:02 EDT
PM ACK for U6
Comment 8 Pete Zaitcev 2005-06-13 20:55:44 EDT
Created attachment 115382 [details]
Candidate #1 - not using set_fs()

Same as in bug 158852, only somewhat lighter touch than RHEL 4:
 - All definitions are in the drivers/usb/devio.c
Comment 19 Pete Zaitcev 2005-10-18 01:41:09 EDT
Created attachment 120109 [details]
Candidate #2 - added COMPATIBLE_IOCTL
Comment 20 Pete Zaitcev 2005-10-18 01:44:39 EDT
I need Dell to test the kernel from this URL:
The patch seems simple, but we always test actual patch and actual build,
just in case of a typo somewhere.
Comment 21 Ernie Petrides 2005-10-18 02:39:33 EDT
Fixing "hardware" field and putting into NEEDINFO state.

Please test PeteZ's fix as requested in comment #20.
Comment 24 Ernie Petrides 2005-11-22 21:12:57 EST
I don't see any bugzilla comment verifying that the testing was completed
successfully (as requested in comment #20).  Reverting to NEEDINFO.
Comment 25 Ernie Petrides 2005-11-28 18:03:24 EST
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.11.EL).
Comment 27 Larry Troan 2005-12-14 22:54:22 EST
Public Bug. All future communication should occur in this bug 158819.
Comment 29 Charles Rose 2006-02-08 01:04:47 EST
From IT72803:
Event posted 02-07-2006 12:45am by Byju_Michael
not fixed in RHEL3 U7 
Comment 30 Pete Zaitcev 2006-02-08 03:09:04 EST
It totally was fixed. What is the actual kernel release which prompted the
comment by Byju? How did they test? And come to think about it, nobody
acted upon my request to test (comment #20) and Ernie's reminders.
Comment 31 Charles Rose 2006-02-15 09:57:07 EST
Event posted 02-15-2006 06:22am by Byju_Michael
This is regressed with  RHEL 3 U7 post beta1 kernel 2.4.21-40.EL kernel and the
issue is fixed. 
Comment 32 Ernie Petrides 2006-02-15 15:12:05 EST
Charles Rose, please clarify your last comment.  I don't understand
what you meant by "regressed".  As far as I know, this problem was
fixed in U7 before the beta candidate (-38.EL) was built and it
remains fixed in the most recent U7 respin (-40.EL).

Thanks in advance.  -ernie
Comment 33 Charles Rose 2006-02-22 01:05:38 EST
Sorry for the confusion. The issue was fixed in -38.EL and was verified again
with -40.EL.
Comment 35 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-15 11:00:28 EST
An advisory 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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