Patch-ID# 110672-06

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Keywords: security gld dmfe interface ethernet enchilada root dliocraw
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8_x86: /kernel/misc/gld patch
Date: Mar/28/2011

Install Requirements: Reboot after installing this patch to activate the changes delivered. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.

Solaris Release: 8_x86

SunOS Release: 5.8_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 109202

Topic: SunOS 5.8_x86: /kernel/misc/gld patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 4947121

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

4947121 multiple multicasts mapping to same Ethernet address cannot be used on gld
(from 110672-05)
4407972 GLD: DL_BIND_ACK passes 6-byte DLSAP rather than 8
(from 110672-04)
4824988 GLD based drivers should not require root priv. for DLIOCRAW
(from 110672-03)
4825299 GLD needs to support LLC DLSAP values beyond 255 on DL_ETHER media
(from 110672-02)
4467926 gld: DMFE interface accepts ethernet packets not addressed to it
(from 110672-01)
4356664 iprb: network interface numbering problem

Patch Installation Instructions:
Please refer to the man pages for instructions on using 'patchadd'
and 'patchrm' commands provided with Solaris.
The following example installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/123456-07
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 123456-07
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages. Any
other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.

Special Install Instructions:
Reboot the system after patch installation.

README -- Last modified date: Friday, November 9, 2012