netfilter 30/41: auto-load ip6_queue module when socket opened

Submitted by Patrick McHardy on March 24, 2009, 2:03 p.m.


Message ID 20090324140342.31401.31452.sendpatchset@x2.localnet
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Patrick McHardy March 24, 2009, 2:03 p.m.
commit 26c3b6780618f09abb5f7e03b09b13dbb8e8aa24
Author: Scott James Remnant <>
Date:   Mon Mar 16 15:30:14 2009 +0100

    netfilter: auto-load ip6_queue module when socket opened
    The ip6_queue module is missing the net-pf-16-proto-13 alias that would
    cause it to be auto-loaded when a socket of that type is opened.  This
    patch adds the alias.
    Signed-off-by: Scott James Remnant <>
    Signed-off-by: Tim Gardner <>
    Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <>

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diff --git a/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_queue.c b/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_queue.c
index 5859c04..b693f84 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_queue.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_queue.c
@@ -643,6 +643,7 @@  static void __exit ip6_queue_fini(void)
 MODULE_DESCRIPTION("IPv6 packet queue handler");