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    SubjectRe: what is net-pf-17?
    Hi David.

    >>> What do you all think of:

    >> Tweak it slightly so it follows the common format...

    > Done, attached, and included:

    My apologies, I hadn't noticed the M possibility therein. Here's
    the version I would recommend, that follows the standardised
    formatting rules...

    ===8<=== CUT ===>8===
    --- Configure.help~ Mon Jun 14 03:54:06 1999
    +++ Configure.help Sat Aug 7 20:55:19 1999
    @@ -3489,13 +3489,20 @@
    CONFIG_PACKET
    The Packet protocol is used by applications which communicate
    directly with network devices without an intermediate network
    protocol implemented in the kernel, e.g. tcpdump. If you want them
    - 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.
    + 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. In this case, you may also
    + need to add the following line to /etc/conf.modules before it will
    + work correctly:
    +
    + alias net-pf-17 af_packet
    +
    + If unsure, say Y.

    Kernel/User network link driver
    CONFIG_NETLINK
    This driver allows for two-way communication between certain parts
    ===8<=== CUT ===>8===
    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

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