Debian Bug report logs - #171277
iproute: tc does not work with HTB3 from Linux 2.4.20

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Package: iproute; Maintainer for iproute is Debian iproute maintainers <>; Source for iproute is src:iproute2.

Reported by: Dariush Pietrzak <>

Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 19:48:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version 20010824-8

Fixed in version iproute/20010824-9

Done: Juan Cespedes <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#171277; Package iproute. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Dariush Pietrzak <>
Subject: iproute: tc does not work with HTB3 from Linux 2.4.20
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 20:30:58 +0100
Package: iproute
Version: 20010824-8
Severity: normal

> # tc qdisc add dev eth0 root handle 1: htb default 12
> RTNETLINK answers: Invalid argument

it works fine with HTB 3.7-aware tc tool.

-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel Version: Linux ghost 2.4.20-xfs-mga-sens-swan #2 Fri Nov 29 16:26:38 CET 2002 i686 AMD Duron(tm) Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux

Versions of the packages iproute depends on:
ii  libc6          2.3.1-5        GNU C Library: Shared libraries and Timezone

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Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Juan Cespedes <>
Subject: Bug#171277: fixed in iproute 20010824-9
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 09:02:13 -0500
We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
iproute, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/i/iproute/iproute_20010824-9.diff.gz
  to pool/main/i/iproute/iproute_20010824-9.dsc
  to pool/main/i/iproute/iproute_20010824-9_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Juan Cespedes <> (supplier of updated iproute package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 13:44:10 +0100
Source: iproute
Binary: iproute
Architecture: source i386
Version: 20010824-9
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Juan Cespedes <>
Changed-By: Juan Cespedes <>
 iproute    - Professional tools to control the networking in Linux kernels
Closes: 147550 167149 167597 171277
 iproute (20010824-9) unstable; urgency=medium
   * Added patch for HTB v3.6 to be able to work with kernel 2.4.20
                 (closes: Bug#147550, Bug#167149, Bug#167597, Bug#171277)
 d4b6e3f1034503e95632933bd953c576 571 net extra iproute_20010824-9.dsc
 4ce3890725f29d1492e887bb4eed8983 29910 net extra iproute_20010824-9.diff.gz
 35feec7172371a82aca019fda93208cb 607566 net extra iproute_20010824-9_i386.deb

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