[Bridge] Assertion failed in bridge code on 2.4.27-rc3

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at osdl.org
Wed Jul 28 13:21:28 PDT 2004

On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 21:59:57 +0200
Santiago Garcia Mantinan <bridge at manty.net> wrote:

> Hi!
> I was testing 2.4.27-rc3 to see if the IDE fixes had fixed a problem I'm
> suffering with a 200MB old HD, and instead of finding that fixed, I found
> the kernel shouting this:
> RTNL: assertion failed at br_ioctl.c(244)
> This message is shown aproximately since the bridge is bringed up and till
> it starts forwarding.
> I don't know what other info to provide, this bridge interface right now has
> just one card added to it, the machine is a pentium 133.
> If you feel that any other info or any testing may be needed don't hesitate
> to ask.

What is the command sequence you use to bring up the bridge?
What version of the brctl command?

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