Re: Can't locate module net-pf-3 (or 5)

Alan Cox (
Sun, 7 Apr 1996 12:02:09 +0100 (BST)

> No, its a 'bug' in ifconfig, it is requesting all kinds of Adress families
> (which is not the right thing to do .). This will be fixed in the next
> net-tools Release.

Please don't fix it. ifconfig is meant to use all the families. It has to, so
that it can issue queries for each device type. Other tools do the same and
will continue to do so. People should configure their kerneld config properly.