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    SubjectRe: what is net-pf-17?
    On Sat, 7 Aug 1999, Riley Williams wrote:

    > Hi David.
    >
    > > What do you all think of:
    >
    > Tweak it slightly so it follows the common format...

    Done, attached, and included:
    diff -u linux/Documentation/Configure.help.dist linux/Documentation/Configure.help
    --- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.dist Sat Aug 7 14:55:09 1999
    +++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Sat Aug 7 15:31:14 1999
    @@ -3493,8 +3493,11 @@
    to work, choose Y. This driver is also available as a module called
    af_packet.o ( = code which can be inserted in and removed from the
    running kernel whenever you want). If you want to compile it as a
    - module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. If unsure,
    - say Y.
    + module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. With kmod or
    + modprobe you may need an 'alias net-pf-17 af_packet' in your
    + /etc/conf.modules file.
    +
    + If unsure, say Y.

    Kernel/User network link driver
    CONFIG_NETLINK
    ######################################################################
    >
    > > diff -u linux/Documentation/Configure.help.dist linux/Documentation/Configure.help
    > > --- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.dist Sat Aug 7 14:55:09 1999
    > > +++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Sat Aug 7 14:58:01 1999
    > > @@ -3493,8 +3493,9 @@
    > > to work, choose Y. This driver is also available as a module called
    > > af_packet.o ( = code which can be inserted in and removed from the
    > > running kernel whenever you want). If you want to compile it as a
    > > - module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. If unsure,
    > > - say Y.
    > > + module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. With kmod or
    > > + modprobe you may need an 'alias net-pf-17 af_packet' in the
    > -> + /etc/conf.modules file. If unsure, say Y.
    > +> + /etc/conf.modules file.
    > +> +
    > +> + If unsure, say Y.
    > >
    > > Kernel/User network link driver
    > > CONFIG_NETLINK
    > >
    > > =======================================================================
    >
    > Changes as indicated.
    >
    > Best wishes from Riley.
    >
    > +----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    > | There is something frustrating about the quality and speed of Linux |
    > | development, ie., the quality is too high and the speed is too high, |
    > | in other words, I can implement this XXXX feature, but I bet someone |
    > | else has already done so and is just about to release their patch. |
    > +----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    > * ftp://ftp.MemAlpha.cx/pub/rhw/Linux
    > * http://www.MemAlpha.cx/kernel.versions.html
    >

    --
    Dave Forrest dforrest@virginia.edu
    (804)-296-7283 http://www.people.virginia.edu/~drf5n/
    --- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.dist Sat Aug 7 14:55:09 1999
    +++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Sat Aug 7 15:31:14 1999
    @@ -3493,8 +3493,11 @@
    to work, choose Y. This driver is also available as a module called
    af_packet.o ( = code which can be inserted in and removed from the
    running kernel whenever you want). If you want to compile it as a
    - module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. If unsure,
    - say Y.
    + module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. With kmod or
    + modprobe you may need an 'alias net-pf-17 af_packet' in your
    + /etc/conf.modules file.
    +
    + If unsure, say Y.

    Kernel/User network link driver
    CONFIG_NETLINK
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