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From: Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Network config problem
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 09:31:10
Message-Id: 2681749.1NLvbNz3YX@peak
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: Network config problem by nunojsilva@ist.utl.pt
On Saturday, 30 November 2019 21:31:14 GMT Nuno Silva wrote:
> On 2019-11-30, Peter Humphrey wrote: > > I want to start playing with IPv6 (thanks, Ralph S.) but first I need > > to clean up something wrong with my existing IPv4. > > > > # /etc/init.d/net.eth0 restart > > [...] > > > * Bringing down interface eth0 > > > > RTNETLINK answers: No such file or directory > > Error talking to the kernel > > > > * Bringing up interface eth0 > > [...] > > Which version of netifrc do you have? Could this be bug 642774[1]? It > depends on the request to stabilize netifrc-0.6.1, so if you have an > older version, you could try that one.
Yes, that's it. Upgrading to 0.6.1 has fixed it. Many thanks, and well spotted!
> From the commit itself[2], it looks like netifrc is checking for L2TP in > a way which produces this output when L2TP isn't supported. > > [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=642774 > [2] > https://gitweb.gentoo.org/proj/netifrc.git/commit/?id=1e14262524d65918ed6d1 > d13f2abd87b2f11425b
-- Regards, Peter.