Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246723
backport optimistic DAD patch from upstream
Last modified: 2008-05-21 10:45:28 EDT
Description of problem:
ODAD backport as part of ipv6 work
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
As it turns out, this patch breaks xen... See bug 423791 for details.
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
The patch contained in this bugzilla breaks the kernel->userland rtnetlink API:
Created attachment 291177 [details]
Quick and dirty fix. Not tested.
Alternatively, providing /usr/include/linux/if_addr.h in the kernel-headers RPM
and possibly doing this in rtnetlink.h may also retain compatibility:
This is being fixed in bz 428143. Re-closing
confirmed fix is in the -88.el5 kernel.
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
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