SRU request for LP#237306

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Sep 8 12:52:42 BST 2008


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Colin Ian King wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/237306
> 
> SRU justification:
> 
> Impact: ISDN networking does not work at all because ipppX interfaces
> cannot be configured - c.f.
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9923
> 
> The patch attached is straight forward 1 line change in the form of an
> upstream cherry pick of commit d2dcba612b357a4687843ad4f46629d219233fd7
> to not validate the ISDN net device address prior to interface-up by
> nullifying the pointer validate_addr.
> 
> Testcase: Without the patch, ISDN ipppX interfaces cannot be configured
> and ISDN does not work. With the patch, ISDN now works.
> 
> Tested by user:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/237306/comments/4
> 
> Attached: The patch
> 
> 
ACK

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