SCTP: change sctp_ctl_sock_init() to try IPv4 if IPv6 fails
Brian Haley [Wed, 4 Mar 2009 11:20:26 +0000 (03:20 -0800)]
Change sctp_ctl_sock_init() to try IPv4 if IPv6 socket registration
fails.  Required if the IPv6 module is loaded with "disable=1", else
SCTP will fail to load.

Signed-off-by: Brian Haley <brian.haley@hp.com>
Signed-off-by: Vlad Yasevich <vladislav.yasevich@hp.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>

net/sctp/protocol.c

index 4e66384..c4986d0 100644 (file)
@@ -717,15 +717,20 @@ static int sctp_inetaddr_event(struct notifier_block *this, unsigned long ev,
 static int sctp_ctl_sock_init(void)
 {
        int err;
-       sa_family_t family;
+       sa_family_t family = PF_INET;
 
        if (sctp_get_pf_specific(PF_INET6))
                family = PF_INET6;
-       else
-               family = PF_INET;
 
        err = inet_ctl_sock_create(&sctp_ctl_sock, family,
                                   SOCK_SEQPACKET, IPPROTO_SCTP, &init_net);
+
+       /* If IPv6 socket could not be created, try the IPv4 socket */
+       if (err < 0 && family == PF_INET6)
+               err = inet_ctl_sock_create(&sctp_ctl_sock, AF_INET,
+                                          SOCK_SEQPACKET, IPPROTO_SCTP,
+                                          &init_net);
+
        if (err < 0) {
                printk(KERN_ERR
                       "SCTP: Failed to create the SCTP control socket.\n");