Tcpdump Fails with "pcap_loop: recvfrom: Bad address"
(Doc ID 2384808.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2019
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] to Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U10 to OL6U9]
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.0.1 to 2.2.2 [Release 2.0]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
On Oracle Linux server with UEK2 (2.6.39-xx) kernel running, tcpdump fails with "Bad address" below:
# tcpdump -i ethX
tcpdump: pcap_loop: recvfrom: Bad address
The problem may occur when the server has iSCSI connections on ethX interface.
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