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SubjectRe: 2.4.16: "Address family not supported" on RH IBM T23
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 07:19:05PM +0000, wrote:
> You need to enable the netlink config options
> your problem; it's even mentioned in the releasenotes..

It would be even better to mention it in the kernel documentation,
since iproute2 is fairly standard now. I'm really not enough of a
kernel hacker to change it, but the current entry for
CONFIG_NETLINK suggests that it is useful only for relatively
obscure applications.

You need to say Y here to use the tools in the iproute2 package

And is CONFIG_RTNETLINK also necessary for ip?

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