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SubjectRe: [Bugme-new] [Bug 8961] New: BUG triggered by oidentd in netlink code
Athanasius wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 06:38:23PM +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:
>> You might be able to trigger it without this patch by running
>> "while true; do ss -tn; done" while doing ident queries, but
>> just running the while loop a couple of times in parallel
>> doesn't seem to trigger it here.
> I went for setting up a dummy listener in inetd, using tcpd, and
> setting hosts.allow to specify myuser@ip. Then a few while loops
> spamming it with connections using nc.
> Anyway, on the old kernel that managed to trigger the BUG twice in
> about 30 minutes. I'm now on plus your patch and coming up on
> an hour (55+ mins) of the same and no sign of the BUG.
> So that looks like fixed to me. I'll weigh in again if the daily
> logcheck throws up another.

Thanks a lot for testing, I'll send a version for current -rc
upstream tommorrow.

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