SIOCSIFBRDADDR: Cannot assign requested adress

Franz Reinhardt fre at
Thu Mar 1 03:55:28 PST 2001

You wrote:
> I just built LFS 2.4.4, im getting a few errors at boot:
> syslogd: network logging disabled(syslog/udp service unknown).
> Bringing up the eth0 interface...SIOCSIFBRDADDR: Cannon assign requested
> address SIOCSIFNETMASK: Cannon assign requested address
> Setting up routing for eth0 interface...SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable.
It looks like a missing driver for your network interface. You should first 
load the corresponding module or compile it into the kernel image. 
Hope that helps,

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