Bug 386721 - socket operation on non-socket
socket operation on non-socket
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: amanda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Novotny
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-16 08:27 EST by Alexander Lukyanov
Modified: 2009-01-09 02:26 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:26:27 EST
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Description Alexander Lukyanov 2007-11-16 08:27:25 EST
Description of problem:
I get this error after upgrade from fc7 to fc8 during amcheck (and the actual
backup does not work):
WARNING: swing: selfcheck request failed: error sending REQ: send REQ to
swing.yars.free.net failed: Socket operation on non-socket

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Additional info:
strace shows that amanda tries to do sendto on file descriptor 0 (zero), and I
could not find any relevant socket call (except those for DNS queries).
sendto(0, "Amanda 2.5 REQ HANDLE 000-000000"..., 125, 0, {sa_family=AF_INET6,
sin6_port=htons(10080), inet_pton(AF_INET6, "::ffff:", &sin6_addr),
sin6_flowinfo=0, sin6_scope_id=0}, 28) = -1 ENOTSOCK (Socket operation on
Comment 1 Radek Brich 2007-11-19 06:21:08 EST
Could you send your configuration? What auth/tpchanger do you use? I need more
information to reproduce this. Thanks.
Comment 2 Bill Ralph 2008-01-31 13:11:26 EST
(In reply to comment #1)

I encountered the same problem. I believe the answer lies in having a kernel
that does not support IPv6. When I rebuilt amanda with the "--without-ipv6"
configuration option, the amcheck error went away. I normally build customized
kernels without IPv6 since we don't use it at the moment.

Comment 3 Alexander Lukyanov 2008-02-01 00:25:58 EST
I also have a custom kernel without ipv6, so this must be the problem.
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