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Re: SPARC potato -> woody

On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 03:34:18PM -0500, Evan DiBiase wrote:
> Hey,
> I recently upgraded my SPARCstation2 from Debian potato to woody, which
> seemed to work fine... until the power went out and it came time to boot
> the system anew. Now, the system won't boot normally, and I have to boot
> in "linux single" mode (that is, typing "linux single" at the SILO
> prompt). The major problem here for me is what appears to be caused by
> the following (seen during bootup, or, in fact, any time "ifup eth0" is
> run):
> Configuring network interfaces: /etc/network/interfaces: Function not
> implemented
> ifup: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces"
> This happens with basically anything in /etc/network/interfaces: this
> error was generated with a completely commented-out file, but the same
> error happens with a "working" file.
> What can I do in this situation?

What kernel version are you running? If I didn't know better, I'de say
you have a pre 2.2.x kernel.

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