udev-103

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 07:29:05 PST 2006


On 11/2/06, Stef Bon <stef at bononline.tk> wrote:
> Bryan Kadzban wrote:
>
> > Stef Bon wrote:
> >> Socket operation on non-socket
> >
> > Based on pure guesswork, I'd say it's possible that your kernel doesn't
> > have PF_NETLINK (netlink socket) support.  But that's just a guess; we'd
> > need the error description from the socket or bind call to know for sure.
>
> Yes, I've guessed that also. I'm not sure about this. Is there an option in
> the configuration of the kernel to enable this? I've got one of the latest
> kernels, 2.6.18.1.
>
> I find there:
>
> General setup/
>         Export task/process statistics through netlink
>
> and
>
> Networking/
>         Networking options/
>                 Network packet filtering/
>                         Core Netfilter Configuration/
>
>
> Do I have to enable this or do I miss something here?

Yep. You need at least CONFIG_NETFILTER_NETLINK which is in that
section. Should be the first thing, I think.

--
Dan



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