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Bug 6919 - rp3 and rp3-config segfault
rp3 and rp3-config segfault
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rp3 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-11-11 01:32 EST by ashupp
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-07 07:53:53 EST
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Description ashupp 1999-11-11 01:32:21 EST
Upon startup both rp3 and rp3-config crash due to segfault.
I can provide core files if neccesary.  This started
happening immediatly after the upgrade to 6.1 from 5.2.
Both kppp and gnome-ppp work fine.
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-11-18 18:43:59 EST
If the errata release rp3-1.0.1 does not fix this for you, please try
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-12-08 19:53:59 EST
I didn't hear back, but there are a few more bugs fixed in the latest test
release at
If I don't hear back by the time I make an official errata release, I'll
assume that one of these two packages has fixed the problem.
Comment 3 ashupp 1999-12-09 01:26:59 EST
Thanks, 1.0.2 fixed the segfaulting.  It now connects fine, but DNS doesn't work
corectly. Fix is trivial, but I suppose I'll open another bug though.
Comment 4 Michael K. Johnson 1999-12-09 16:47:59 EST
Glad to know it is fixed.

Please don't open another bug report unless you have the latest initscripts.
Comment 5 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-02-04 23:23:59 EST
Which DNS problems were you referring to?  Have they been solved?
Comment 6 ashupp 2000-02-05 20:15:59 EST
Yes, the new initscripts fixed the problem.  The problem was, as far as I could
tell, that /etc/ppp/resolv.conf was being created on connect, but not copied to
/etc/.  If I setup that file by hand, everything worked fine.
Comment 7 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-02-07 07:53:59 EST
Thanks for following up on this.  I'm tagging this bug as fixed by an errata.

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