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Bug 8101

Summary: Using host only networking with vmware seems to break rp3
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ian Prowell <rhbug>
Component: rp3Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Ian Prowell 2000-01-01 22:50:50 UTC
The vmnet1:0 entry in the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory seems to
break the initilization of rp3.  When I load up rp3 swith gdb every time I
get the following stack.

(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/rp3

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
strncmp (s1=0x805510c "ppp", s2=0x0, n=3) at
65      ../sysdeps/generic/strncmp.c: No such file or directory.
(gdb) where
#0  strncmp (s1=0x805510c "ppp", s2=0x0, n=3)
    at ../sysdeps/generic/strncmp.c:65
#1  0x80513ef in interface_status_update (i=0x80a9448) at interface.c:417
#2  0x80511b0 in interface_new (interfaceName=0x80a097d "vmnet1:0")
    at interface.c:324
#3  0x8050dd6 in interface_list_generate () at interface.c:181
#4  0x804ead1 in properties_interface_choose () at properties.c:71
#5  0x804ea90 in properties_interface_get (chosenInterface=0x0)
    at properties.c:50
#6  0x804d5a6 in application_main (argc=1, argv=0xbffffb84) at rp3.c:88
#7  0x804d8b2 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbffffb84) at rp3.c:169

I am running the newest version of rp3 that I can find.

[iprowell@improv iprowell]$ rpm -q rp3

I think that the : might be causing a problem.

Comment 1 Ian Prowell 2000-01-01 22:58:59 UTC
Doing the following allowed rp3 to come up normally.

[root@improv network-scripts]# mv ifcfg-vmnet1:0 tmp.ifcfg-vmnet1:0

I think this rather directly implies that this interface config file is the

Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-01-17 17:02:59 UTC
I'm almost certain that this is fixed in rp3-1.0.4 in Raw Hide
Please give it a try and reopen this bug if you're still having trouble.