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From: Greg KH <>
To: Kiran <>
Subject: Re: /net/usb/ipheth.c incompatibility with Apple iOS 14
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 19:50:53 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 07:14:39AM -0700, Kiran wrote:
> Effect on end user: when a linux machine is connected via USB to an
> iPhone that has been updated to iOS 14 and has personal hotspot mode
> turned on, the user cannot connect to the internet.
> Troubleshooting: DNS works, the linux machine can ping the iPhone
> gateway, pinging hangs. It appears that there is a change
> to the USB packets that iOS expects.
> Here is a link to what I think is the most relevant part of a Github
> issue discussion with more specific details:
> This is my first linux bug report and I'm not familiar with kernel
> development. The other people in the Github post will be better to
> talk to regarding a fix. But if I can provide more info, just let me
> know.

Not much we can do about this, but if you come up with a patch that
works, please let us know and we will be glad to review it.

good luck!

greg k-h

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-27 14:14 Kiran
2020-09-28 17:50 ` Greg KH [this message]
2020-10-11  9:12   ` Yves-Alexis Perez
2020-11-19 17:24 ` [PATCH] usbnet: ipheth: fix connectivity with " Yves-Alexis Perez
2020-11-20  9:15   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2020-11-20 16:56     ` Yves-Alexis Perez
2020-11-21 22:03   ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-11-24 10:41     ` Yves-Alexis Perez
2020-11-24 16:39       ` Jakub Kicinski

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