Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 704636
ipheth module in kernel is not latest version after update
Last modified: 2011-06-07 00:35:52 EDT
Description of problem:
ipheth module which is integrated into kernel has an update in source.
It allows tethering the iphone as a network device. How long before this change is reflected in the kernel update packages? Sorry if this is not the place to ask but I have searched for a place to ask this question and haven't been able to find anywhere suitable.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Fedora 15 fresh install, or updated beta
2.plug in iphone
3.Network manager times out trying to use phone as network device.
This is fixable by compiling the newest source from the git repo.
changes integrated into kernel.
It looks like the fix for that bug is queued for 126.96.36.199:
From 9c412942a0bb19ba18f7bd939d42eff1e132a901 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 07:49:25 +0000
Subject: ipheth: Properly distinguish length and alignment in URBs and skb
kernel-188.8.131.52-30.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-184.108.40.206-30.fc15'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
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kernel-220.127.116.11-30.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.