Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 510410
Kerneloops claims it sent an oops report when there was no Internet connection
Last modified: 2011-12-13 17:28:58 EST
Description of problem:
Terminating a mobile broadband (aircard) connection occasionally generates a kernel oops. That isn't the problem. Rather, I was prompted if I wanted to send in a report; I said yes, and /var/log/messages reported:
Jul 8 23:42:48 mars kerneloops: Submitted 1 kernel oopses to www.kerneloops.org
However, at that time the Internet connection was down; there is no possible way that it could have contacted kerneloops.org, and there is no indication (e.g. "mailq") that it queued up the report for later delivery.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always, when no Internet connection and a kernel oops occurs (happened 3 times so far)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Ensure no Internet connection is up
2. Generate a kernel oops (somehow!)
3. Watch as it claims to have sent it.
Claims to have sent it to kerneloops.org, even when it couldn't have
Either reports that it failed to send, or that it queued it for sending later.
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