Subject: Re: Strange behaviour of ifconfig
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/16/2006 08:40:11
In article <>,
	Marcin Jessa <> writes:
> The ifconfig command shows only one interface and fails showing others
> saying:
> ifconfig: socket: Address family not supported by protocol family

This is a side effect of change to the socket(2) system call. Attempts
to create a socket for a network protocol not supported by the kernel
(e.g. OSI) now fail with a different error code. And that confused the
ifconfig(1) command.

It got fixed by this commit:

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler