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Re: rpc.portmap, ethernet-card prob

"Florian Attenbergerhphalle0.informatik.tu-muenchen.de" <attenber@informatik.tu-muenchen.de> writes:

> My "rpc.portmap" is away (/usr/sbin/rpc.portmap) and I don't know, why.
> What is its use??
> How can I get it again?????

rpc.portmap moved to portmap recently in unstable.  It's generally
only used for NFS on most systems.

> I have no /dev/eth0:
> Because the CARD is not correct installed????????

Linux has never used devices in /dev/ for networking.  You use
/sbin/ifconfig to find out about your card, etc.

> Do I have to create this file??????????(with mknod??????)

You should use /dev/MAKEDEV to create new devices, in any case.

(BTW, I think your '?' key is sticking.)

	 Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

	  GNU GPL: "The Source will be with you... always."

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