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Bug 171683 - 'ip tunnel add sit1 mode sit' fails -EFAULT
'ip tunnel add sit1 mode sit' fails -EFAULT
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Howells
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-10-25 04:13 EDT by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 14:52:12 EDT
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Description David Woodhouse 2005-10-25 04:13:34 EDT
(This is _not_ the same failure mode (-EINVAL) as bug #171679 on RHEL4)

On ppc64, with 32-bit iproute package installed.

ioctl(3, 0x89f1, 0xffffd808)            = -1 EFAULT (Bad address)

Works with 64-bit userspace. Probably a kernel problem.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 14:52:12 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
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