Re: [PATCH] colons are invalid characters in netdev names
From: Stephen Hemminger
Date: Tue Feb 17 2015 - 20:28:14 EST
On Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:15:42 -0600
Matthew Thode <mthode@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> colons are used as a separator in netdev device lookup in dev_ioctl.c
> Specific functions are SIOCGIFTXQLEN SIOCETHTOOL SIOCSIFNAME
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Thode <mthode@xxxxxxxxxx>
What is the exact sequence that causes the problem?
SIOCSIFNAME already strips of colon.
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