Bug 229783 - ip_gre module not autoloaded on demand
ip_gre module not autoloaded on demand
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: module-init-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jon Masters
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: 229784 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-02-23 09:37 EST by Tethys
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
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Description Tethys 2007-02-23 09:37:20 EST
Description of problem:

leto:~# ip tunnel add foo mode gre local 1.1.1.1 remote 2.2.2.2
ioctl: No such device
leto:~# modprobe ip_gre
leto:~# ip tunnel add foo mode gre local 1.1.1.1 remote 2.2.2.2
leto:~# 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
module-init-tools-3.3-0.pre1.4.17

How reproducible:
Every time

Additional info:
Adding "alias gre0 ip_gre" to /etc/modprobe.conf fixes this. I can't think
of a valid reason for it not to be there by default.
Comment 1 Tethys 2007-02-23 09:42:20 EST
*** Bug 229784 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jon Masters 2007-08-20 02:16:26 EDT
Hmmm. I guess it's ok to do this. I'll think about it.

Jon.

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