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Re: SIOCADDRT



Can /etc/modules be deleted safely?  After upgrading from 2.0.36 -> 2.2.12 I noticed
that /etc/modules was trying to load modules I didn't need/want.  I ended up
commenting everything out.  Is there any reason not to delete the file?

Richard Weil

Hans Gubitz wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 18, 1999 at 09:31:54PM -0400, Bryan Scaringe wrote:
> > 2) As for SIOCADDRT:  your /etc/init.d/network (or is it networks)
> >         route add -net 127.0.0.0
> >    to:
> >         route add -net 127.0.0.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 lo
> >
> I had the same problem (2.0.36->2.2.12) in my /etc/init.d/network:
> #! /bin/sh
> ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1
> route add -net 127.0.0.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 lo
> #route add -net 127.0.0.0
> IPADDR=192.168.1.2
> NETMASK=255.255.255.0
> NETWORK=192.168.1.0
> BROADCAST=192.168.1.255
> GATEWAY=
> ifconfig eth0 ${IPADDR} netmask ${NETMASK} broadcast ${BROADCAST}
> #route add -net ${NETWORK}
> route add -net ${NETWORK} netmask 255.255.255.0 lo
> [ "${GATEWAY}" ] && route add default gw ${GATEWAY} metric 1
>
> I changed both lines and it seems to be okay. Thanks.
>
> Which script creates the file network?
>
> I had problems too with /etc/modules. modconf did not modify the wrong entries.
> So I removed /etc/modules and did a modconf.
>
> Hans Gubitz
>
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