SIOCSIFBRDADDR: Cannot assign requested adress

Marc Heerdink marc_heerdink at
Thu Mar 1 08:34:23 PST 2001

On Thu, 1 Mar 2001 05:22:26 -0600, Shannon Alleman wrote [SIOCSIFBRDADDR: Cannot
assign requested adress]:
> 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.
Do you have TCP support in your kernel?? Just asking...

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