Arch Linux

Please read this before reporting a bug:

Do NOT report bugs when a package is just outdated, or it is in the AUR. Use the 'flag out of date' link on the package page, or the Mailing List.

REPEAT: Do NOT report bugs for outdated packages!

FS#41610 - [dhcp] dhcp-server does not support ifnames with more than 13 characters

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Ruben Kelevra (RubenKelevra) - Monday, 18 August 2014, 13:05 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 09 June 2023, 06:40 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


If a ifname with more than 13 characters is given the dhcpd can't reply on this interface. Printing a log-message like this:

Aug 18 13:53:31 dhcpd[1715]: dhcp.c:3585: Failed to send 300 byte long packet over *ifname* interface.
Aug 18 13:53:31 dhcpd[1715]: send_packet: No such device

Additional info:
* package version(s)

This task depends upon

Closed by  Toolybird (Toolybird)
Friday, 09 June 2023, 06:40 GMT
Reason for closing:  No response
Additional comments about closing:  Also see FS#78045 for upstream maintenance status.
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Monday, 18 August 2014, 15:36 GMT
Have you reported this upstream? I can't see how this could be a packaging problem.
Comment by Ruben Kelevra (RubenKelevra) - Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 14:48 GMT
Wanted your advice if I should report this to upstream. Could be arch-linux depended.
Comment by Ruben Kelevra (RubenKelevra) - Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 15:15 GMT
Reported to Upstream. ID is ISC-Bugs #37188
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Tuesday, 06 March 2018, 06:59 GMT
Any news on upstream issue / situation?