> Actually problem we see is related with our server running 117350-41
> kernel. SUN recommend to fix this by applying patch 117350-45. From
> description of bug fixed with this patch I understood that bug was
> introduced with patch 117350-38. 117350-45 is release to fix specific
> problems related with proftp:
> BUG ID 6476945: System unable to reboot properly after proftp ftp
> session.
> In thread http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2336 there is stated,
> that problem is related with bug "4817079 open/close of /dev/log leaks
> kernel memory".
> But this bug was fixed in 117350-02.... So what? SUN reintroduced same
> bug with -38 and fixed again in -45?....
> I also want make others aware about possible problems with syslog
> service in kernel revisions from -38 till -44.

Part of the issue is that it's hard to know what is going on; many on the
list (myself included) do not have Sunsolve access, so knowing what those
patch numbers, from Sun, mean is difficult.


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