Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 429341
Guest OS goes to kernel panic if illegal mac address set to vif.
Last modified: 2010-10-22 17:52:18 EDT
Description of problem:
PV guest goes to kernel panic if irregal mac address set to vif.
This is comes from network device release procedure is not appropriate.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
set irregal mac address set to vif in config file.
boot PV domain
goest to Kernel panic in PV domain.
PV domain goes to Kernel Panic.
PV domain boot successfully
This issue already solved by following patch.
changeset: [NET] front: Clean up error handling. This eliminates earlier
changeset 12048: b6de59741161
Putting version back to 5.1 - we haven't even release 5.2, let alone 5.3
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
This is a guest kernel bug -> kernel-xen
This request was previously evaluated by Red Hat Product Management
for inclusion in the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release, but
Red Hat was unable to resolve it in time. This request will be
reviewed for a future Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.
Removing 5.3 flag as capacity makes this unlikely to be fixed.
Looking at this, it looks like a version of the patch mentioned in the original bug report went into 5.3. Can you have the customer run the test again and make sure this is fixed?
Great. Thanks for the test, I'm going to close out the BZ.