Patch: allow ifconfig of devices with only unix domain sockets

Message ID 200007161435.PAA01571@raistlin.arm.linux.org.uk
State New, archived
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  • Patch: allow ifconfig of devices with only unix domain sockets
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Russell King July 16, 2000, 2:35 p.m. UTC
Hi,

The following patch is required to allow ifconfig to "up" the IrDA FIR
network interfaces on kernels configured with IrDA and unix domain
sockets.

Without this patch, it is impossible to use FIR IrDA on such kernels.



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Patch

diff -urN linux-orig/net/unix/af_unix.c linux/net/unix/af_unix.c
--- linux-orig/net/unix/af_unix.c	Sun Jul  9 10:49:59 2000
+++ linux/net/unix/af_unix.c	Sun Jul  9 10:46:47 2000
@@ -1670,7 +1670,7 @@ 
 		}
 
 		default:
-			err = -EINVAL;
+			err = dev_ioctl(cmd, (void *)arg);
 			break;
 	}
 	return err;