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SubjectRe: 3Com PCI 3c905C Tornado with later kernels
List,

Configuring CONFIG_NETLINK_DEV and CONFIG_RTNETLINK in the kernel solved
my problem. In the kernel help it says that NETLINK_DEV will be removed
soon... Will Donald's drivers still work when it's removed?

Thanks again Jeff,

--
Sean J. Swallow
pgp (6.5.2) keyfile @ https://nurk.org/keyfile.txt


On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Sean Swallow wrote:
> >
> > List,
> >
> > I am having a problem with a 3c905C and later kernels (2.4.9, 2.4.12 and
> > 2.4.13). When I try to use my 3c905C with these kernels I get this error
> > message:
> >
> > Cannot open netlink socket: Address family not supported by protocol
> >
> > Kernel 2.4.7 works fine with this nic tho. I also tried this on another
> > machine with the same results.
>
> Did you upgrade your initscripts by any chance?
>
> Turn on CONFIG_NETLINK_DEV in your kernel config.
>
>

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