> In the 2.1.105 kernel, when executing the bootup portion of the SysV rc
> files, I get messages about not being able to find the modules named in the
> subject. After groking the source (net/socket.c) I see where this comes
> from, but nowhere in the config is there a *module* for packet forwarding.
> What are these things, and why is socket.c trying to load them?
I take it you're building in kmod? net-pf-* modules are protocol family
modules - net-pf-4 is IPX, and netpf-5 is Appletalk. If yoou don't build
or use either of those, just add lies like these to either
/etc/modules.conf or /etc/conf.modules:
alias net-pf-4 off
alias net-pf-5 off
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