Bug 346421 - kernel increasing the snmp counter error.
kernel increasing the snmp counter error.
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
3.9
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Kernel Manager
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-10-23 04:09 EDT by Gui Jianfeng
Modified: 2008-05-01 18:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-01 18:39:34 EDT
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A patch to fix this problem (1.51 KB, patch)
2007-10-23 04:09 EDT, Gui Jianfeng
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Description Gui Jianfeng 2007-10-23 04:09:14 EDT
Description of problem:
When kernel receives a package with wrong destination ipv4 address,
the "InAddrErrors" counter located in /proc/net/snmp doesn't increase correctly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.4.21-50.EL

How reproducible:
send ipv4 packages with wrong destination address(for instance 0.0.0.0)
check the "InAddrErrors" increasing correctly

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Actual results:
InAddrErrors is always 0

Expected results:
InAddrErrors increase correctly

Additional info:
Comment 1 Gui Jianfeng 2007-10-23 04:09:14 EDT
Created attachment 234851 [details]
A patch to fix this problem
Comment 2 Don Howard 2008-05-01 18:39:34 EDT
Thank you for the patch proposal.

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