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SubjectRe: [Bug 420] New: Divide by zero (/proc/sys/net/ipv4/neigh/DEV/base_reachable_time)
"Martin J. Bligh" <> writes:
> echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/neigh/DEV/base_reachable_time
> But neigh_rand_reach_time() divide by its argument.
> unsigned long neigh_rand_reach_time(unsigned long base)
> {
> return (net_random() % base) + (base>>1);
> }

Don't do that then. The sysctl is root-only. There are lots of ways to
break the system by writing bogus values into root only configuration
options. That is why they are root only

I would close the report as WONTFIX.

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