Bug 346421 - kernel increasing the snmp counter error.
Summary: kernel increasing the snmp counter error.
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 3.9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Kernel Manager
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-10-23 08:09 UTC by Gui Jianfeng
Modified: 2008-05-01 22:39 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-01 22:39:34 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
A patch to fix this problem (1.51 KB, patch)
2007-10-23 08:09 UTC, Gui Jianfeng
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Description Gui Jianfeng 2007-10-23 08:09:14 UTC
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

Steps to Reproduce:
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Actual results:
InAddrErrors is always 0

Expected results:
InAddrErrors increase correctly

Additional info:

Comment 1 Gui Jianfeng 2007-10-23 08:09:14 UTC
Created attachment 234851 [details]
A patch to fix this problem

Comment 2 Don Howard 2008-05-01 22:39:34 UTC
Thank you for the patch proposal.

RHEL3 is no longer in active developement.  Only critical security and bug fixes
will be considered for inclusion.  


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