SIOCSIFBRDADDR: Cannot assign requested adress

ghovs ghovs at
Thu Mar 1 06:04:48 PST 2001

On Thursday 01 March 2001 12:22, Shannon Alleman 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.

I'm sure that it isn't a driver problem, since if no driver were present, it 
would say: 
SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
eth0: unknown device

So, you either have the wrong driver, or the wrong IP number.

Peter de Freitas

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