Bug 53732 - Lanstreamer driver hangs when doing 'ifdown tr0'
Lanstreamer driver hangs when doing 'ifdown tr0'
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-09-17 08:12 EDT by Avi Alkalay
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-07 13:41:44 EDT
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Description Avi Alkalay 2001-09-17 08:12:11 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 95)

Description of problem:
IBM Token-Ring Lanstreamer driver is included in the kernel, but it is 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Correctly configure your card.
2. ifup tr0
3. ifdown tr0

Actual Results:  The system (kernel) hangs

Expected Results:  Not hang

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This is a known bug. Patches are available from IBM:


I'll be happy to see this fixed before RH7.2 release.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-09-17 08:15:16 EDT
I added this patch to our kernel recently and I hope/expect it to make it into
our next release.

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