Bug 185735 - BNX2 Patch in 2.4.21-40.EL kills "Network Device Support" config menu
BNX2 Patch in 2.4.21-40.EL kills "Network Device Support" config menu
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Brian Brock
: Regression
: 186901 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: RHEL3U8CanFix
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Reported: 2006-03-17 05:06 EST by Peter Pramberger
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0437
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-07-20 09:58:14 EDT
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jwltest-bnx2-endmenu.patch (501 bytes, patch)
2006-03-17 09:14 EST, John W. Linville
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Description Peter Pramberger 2006-03-17 05:06:51 EST
Description of problem:

linux-2.4.21-bnx2.patch from kernel-2.4.21-40.EL.src.rpm removes "endmenu" from
drivers/net/Config.in causing an abort of "make menuconfig".

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -bp SPECS/kernel-2.4.spec
2. cd BUILD/kernel-2.4.21/linux-2.4.21
3. make menuconfig
4. select "Network Device Support" -> menu ends with "Ethernet (1000 Mbit)"
5. select "Ethernet (1000 Mbit)"

Actual results:

Abort with error:
Q> scripts/Menuconfig: line 832: MCmenu36: command not found
Comment 1 John W. Linville 2006-03-17 09:14:48 EST
Created attachment 126275 [details]
Comment 2 John W. Linville 2006-03-17 10:15:57 EST
I have included the patch above in the test kernels here: 
I expect that it will be available in RHEL3 U8. 
Comment 4 Peter Pramberger 2006-03-17 15:27:23 EST

Comment 5 John W. Linville 2006-03-27 09:05:12 EST
*** Bug 186901 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Ernie Petrides 2006-03-27 20:21:30 EST
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U8
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-40.5.EL).
Comment 11 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-07-20 09:58:14 EDT
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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