inet_diag and user namespaces on Lucid

Bug #1172919 reported by Fabio Kung on 2013-04-25
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linux-ec2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Tracking a problem with running in LXC containers, I noticed that it fails only when the netlink calls happen inside a different net namespace. Apparently it has been already fixed in the upstream 2.6 kernel:

Please consider applying the fix above in the linux-ec2 branch as well. I just confirmed that the lastest available version for lucid as of today (2.6.32-351.64) does not include the fix.


Fabio Kung (fabiokung) wrote :

Edit: fixed the lkml link (

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