Re: missing net modules

Tudor-George Panaitescu (
Thu, 11 Sep 1997 18:19:33 +0300

jafo wrote:

> after a bonehead move on my part, I went out and got for the second time
> a number
> of RPMs to upgrade from RH 2.0.27 to 2.0.30 I thought I got all the
> RPMs I did the
> first time but... The kernel builds successfully but when the system
> boots,
> modprobe complains: can't locate module net-pf-4 and -5. The
> network works
> ok the first time it is started but after the ppp link goes down pppd
> just hangs
> on trying to restart it. So how do I figure out what the missing
> modules are, and
> if they are related to the pppd problem?
> thanks,
> John Ormonde

In /etc/conf.modules add lines:

alias net-pf-4 off
alias net-pf-5 off

and let me know if it works.

Good luck,