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Re: [Bridge] [PATCH] bridge: Reset IPCB on forward non-local packets in br_handle_frame_finish() [message #43957] Wed, 02 November 2011 20:14 Go to next message
Stephen Hemminger is currently offline  Stephen Hemminger
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On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 13:45:29 -0600
Daniel Robbins <drobbins@funtoo.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com> wrote:
> >
> > What kernel version are you using? There were several previous fixes
> > in br_netfilter to deal with this type of issue over the last year.
>
> It's a kernel from this obscure company called Red Hat, and they
> include it in this product called Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
>
> Specifically, 042stab37.1 :)
>
> -Daniel

The pay for their tech support and have them fix it.
BTW - the problem was fixed upstream a long time ago, the upstream
kernel moves fast and RHEL probably froze many months before their
release.
Re: [Bridge] [PATCH] bridge: Reset IPCB on forward non-local packets in br_handle_frame_finish() [message #43958 is a reply to message #43957] Wed, 02 November 2011 20:16 Go to previous message
davem is currently offline  davem
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From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 13:14:45 -0700

> On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 13:45:29 -0600
> Daniel Robbins <drobbins@funtoo.org> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > What kernel version are you using? There were several previous fixes
>> > in br_netfilter to deal with this type of issue over the last year.
>>
>> It's a kernel from this obscure company called Red Hat, and they
>> include it in this product called Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
>>
>> Specifically, 042stab37.1 :)
>>
>> -Daniel
>
> The pay for their tech support and have them fix it.
> BTW - the problem was fixed upstream a long time ago, the upstream
> kernel moves fast and RHEL probably froze many months before their
> release.

So the original patch not only wasn't build tested, the submitter also
didn't even check if upstream even _had_ the bug to begin with.
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