Error Loading net-pf-9

Joseph C. McPherson josephmcpherson at mindspring.com
Wed Jan 10 16:33:35 PST 2001


Fabio Fracassi wrote:

> On Wednesday 10 January 2001 00:41, you wrote:
> > Rudolf Floers wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 02:34:31AM +0000, Joseph McPherson wrote:
> > > > Bringing up the loopback interface... modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate
> > > > module net-pf-9.
> > > > modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-9
> > >
> > > add this to /etc/modules.conf:
> > >
> > >         alias net-pf-9 loop
> > >
> > > rudolf
> > >
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> > rudolf
> >
> > Did that and the boot up error message remains and will not go away.  This
> > started after completing Chapter 9 "Setting up Basic Networking".
> > This is a persistent bugger.
> >
> > Joe
>
> you have to have loop device compiled in the kernel, or as a module
>
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Fabio,

I installed loopback in the kernel and turned off net-pf-9 as suggested by Seth
W. Klein and now my error messages are gone.  Thanks for your assistance in
this.

Joe


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