Error Loading net-pf-9

Joseph C. McPherson josephmcpherson at mindspring.com
Wed Jan 10 16:26:02 PST 2001


"Seth W. Klein" wrote:

> Joseph McPherson wrote:
> >
> > I have installed the LFS base system and beat out all the errors and
> > typo's save one.  That one has stumped me.  Can I get some help here.  I
> > have checked everything I have typed in and there is no mention of the
> > device "net-pf-9".  I am assuming it must be a device.  It cannot be
> > found in the file system.  Also, it does generate a higher level error
> > in the boot process.  The error is reported thus:
> >
> > Bringing up the loopback interface... modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate
> > module net-pf-9.
> > modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-9
> >
> > [ OK ]
> >
> > The boot process continues without any further reference.  My questions
> > are 1) what is this about and 2) how can I get it to go away?
>
> I got the same errors. They appear to be harmless. Reading the
> ppp docs lead me to believe they're the result of running ppp
> with kernel 2.2.x. The following in /etc/modules.conf will
> prevent them:
>
> # PPP
> # change this when upgraded to linux 2.4
> alias net-pf-10 off
> alias char-major-108 off
>
> cheers,
> sklein
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sklien

Thanks that did it.  At first it didnot work.  Then I changed the line from:
"alias net-pf-10 off" to: "alias net-pf-9 off" .  That worked.

Thanks again
Joe



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