Bug 177902 - Callbootd segfaults when connecting to nonexistent server
Callbootd segfaults when connecting to nonexistent server
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bootparamd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-01-16 06:45 EST by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-17 01:35:11 EST
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2006-01-16 06:45:23 EST
Description of problem:

Callbootd results in segmentation fault when trying to connect
to localhost nonexistent bootparamd server

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

bootparamd-0.17-21.RHEL4.* and older versions

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.# service bootparamd status
  (this blank field means, that bootparamd was never run on this host) 
2.# ifconfig

          eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:09:6B:1A:43:18
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          . . .
3. callbootd `hostname`
Actual results:

Segmentation fault

Expected results:

Whoami returning:
Null answer!!!
Bad answer returned from server tennyson.z900.redhat.com 

Additional info:

The same behaviour can be seen on RHEL-3.

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