Bug 64810 - new kernel from up2date breaks ppp
new kernel from up2date breaks ppp
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-05-12 23:03 EDT by dsyates
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-16 22:15:37 EST
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Description dsyates 2002-05-12 23:03:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
After upgrading the stock 7.3 kernel to 2.4.18-4 ppp no longer works. It worked
just fine before with the 2.4.18-3 kernel.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install redhat linux 7.2 (complete install, i.e. everything)
2. configure ppp, connect to internet successfully, download all errata using
up2date, specifically the new kernel (2.4.18-4)
3.reboot with new kernel, connect to internet, and observe that you cannot ping
any sites on the internet

Actual Results:  cannot ping any sites on the internet

Expected Results:  should have been able to connect with ppp and ping anywhere
on the net as I could do with the previous kernel

Additional info:

If I reboot to old kernel 2.4.18-3 everyhting is fine.
Comment 1 dsyates 2002-05-13 06:31:52 EDT
step one above should "install redhat linux 7.3 ... not 7.2
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 2002-05-16 15:48:38 EDT
There were no changes involving ppp, at least not directly involving ppp,
in the change from 2.4.18-3 to 2.4.18-4.  Can you revert to -3 long enough
to confirm that the bug goes away when you revert?
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2003-12-16 22:15:37 EST
no feedback in >18 months, closing.

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