[ale] Can't locate net-pf-4 and net-pf-5 modules

Geoffrey Myers geof at abraxis.com
Thu Jan 8 08:54:43 EST 1998

Marc A. Torres wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jan 1998, Ben Coleman wrote:
> > After recompiling the kernel to add PPP, I've noticed that on boot-up I'm
> > seeing the messages 'modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-4' and the same
> > for net-pf-5 when TCP/IP is started up.  IP seems to work OK, but I'm
> It's not a problem with anything you did.  I imagine this is a Redhat box?
> To fix it, create/modify the file /etc/conf.modules and add:
>         alias net-pf-4 off
>         alias net-pf-5 off

I get these messages too, and I appreciate the solution.  The 'problem
solver' in me really would like to know what these things are that it's
trying to load and why they are there...

> That will make the messages from modprobe/kerneld go away.  I think I had
> this problem in Redhat 3.x...  That is the 'real' fix listed on Redhats
> web pages.
> Marc Torres
> marct at lowbyte.com

Until later: Geoffrey		geof at abraxis.com

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