Re: iptables OOPS (all recent kernels on x86_64)

From: David S. Miller
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 18:34:11 EST

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 09:05:39 +0100
Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> David Ford wrote:
> > Up until 2.6.9, when I changed link status after the initial
> > configuration, I would get a kernel OOPS. Now with 2.6.9, I get a
> > crash immediately on boot with network device configuration.
> > Attached is my boot log.
> Apparently SCTP corrupted the inetaddr notifier chain by registering
> the same notifier_block for IPv4 and IPv6, so masq_inet_event got a
> struct inet6_ifaddr instead of a struct in_ifaddr. This patch should
> fix it.

Looks good, applied. Thanks Patrick.

I'll apply your 2.4.x backport of this fix as well.
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