Re: Networking problems!
On Mon, 26 Apr 1999, Pablo Longhi Lorenzzoni wrote:
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: Hello Debianners!!!
: This time I am writing to get a solution to my problem. Here is
: Since I have upgraded Debian (hamm to slink through
: APT-GET), a boot message bothers me. Since it had not showed any
: problems, I leave it there without questioning where did it come from!
: This message was:
: ¨SIOCADDRT: Operation not supported by device¨
: Now I am trying to get my Debian box to work to an (argh!!!)
: Windowze box through a null modem with a PPP interface. I am too early
: in the system yet, but, when I tryed to install a routing entry in my
: route table using:
: ¨route add -net 192.168.1.0¨
: My Debian box returns the same message: ¨SIOCADDRT: ....¨.
: So, I start to ¨hunt¨ where the first message was coming from,
: and I have discovered that it comes from /etc/init.d/network, which is
: as simple as this:
: ¨#! /bin/sh¨
: ¨ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1¨
: ¨route add -net 127.0.0.0¨
: So... please... if there is anyone who can tell what is going
: on and how to fix it I would really appreciate.
If you're using a 2.2 kernel OR a 2.1 kernel later than, oh, 2.1.89 or
thereabouts (that's a guess), the route commands for local networks are
no longer necessary. Comment them out of /etc/init.d/network and you'll
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