Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53732
Lanstreamer driver hangs when doing 'ifdown tr0'
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:10 EDT
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Description of problem:
IBM Token-Ring Lanstreamer driver is included in the kernel, but it is
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Correctly configure your card.
2. ifup tr0
3. ifdown tr0
Actual Results: The system (kernel) hangs
Expected Results: Not hang
This is a known bug. Patches are available from IBM:
I'll be happy to see this fixed before RH7.2 release.
I added this patch to our kernel recently and I hope/expect it to make it into
our next release.