Still trying to boot ... ethernet problems :

Richard Bennett rocket.fish at btinternet.com
Fri Mar 9 15:39:01 PST 2001


on the same note, my own LFS system decides to spout
Cant locate module net-pf-9
when bringing up its own eth0 interface, and yet it still works.

and when it brings up the loopback device it complains about:
Cant locate module nls-437

Any ideas?

----- Original Message -----
From: Joao clemente <jpcl at rnl.ist.utl.pt>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, March 09, 2001 9:12 PM
Subject: Still trying to boot ... ethernet problems :


> Hello again.
> (Almost giving up setting LFS... and almost in the end ... :((((( sniff
> sniff ... But I'm getting so fed up with this "reboot and more reboot"
> thing...)
>
> Well, here goes my problem :
>
> First of all , I've got some messages from kernel :
> Bringing up the loopback interface :
>   Cant locate module net-pf-4
>   Cant locate module net-pf-5
>   Cant locate module net-pf-9
>   Cant locate module net-pf-4
>   Cant locate module net-pf-5
>   Cant locate module net-pf-9
> Bringing up eth0 interface : SIOCSIFADDR : No such device
> ...
> Some more errors related to eth0 failure ...
>
> ...... What should I do?
> (My kernel version is 2.4.1 (havent had the time to download 2.4.2 yet, I
> think I'll wait a few days and get 2.4.3))
>
> I tried to boot to my old kernel version (2.2.16) that I installed in LFS
as
> said somewhere in chapter (??) I think that it is when we copy lilo (??),
> but after a lot of warnings (something related about failed dependecies??)
> it finishes with the same "Bringing up eth0" error...
>
> One final touhgt I had was that maybe I was missing something like a
> "/dev/eth0" ?
> Haven't checked it yet...
> Any help?
>
> Thanx.
>
>
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