Subject: Re: rbootd, bpf
To: Stefan Schaeckeler <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 10/04/1996 09:23:15
On Fri, 4 Oct 1996 11:37:40 +0200 (MET DST) 
 Stefan Schaeckeler <> wrote:

 > I just installed netbsd 1.1/i386 in order to install netbsd 1.2/hp360 via
 > nfs. So far, so good: after starting rbootd on my i386 I get an error:
 >    rbootd[...]: bpf: ioctl (SIOCGIFFLAGS): Device not configured
 > The error implies that I havenīt configured bpf - how do I do this, is
 >    /dev/MAKEDEV bpf0
 > not enough?

Hmm, the fact that it was doing SIOCGIFFLAGS when it failed leads me
to believe there's another problem...

Could you possibly search for that printf in the rbootd sources and
put some debugging printfs in there?  Also, might run "rbootd -d" (debug
mode) for some additional hints.  Specifically, in rbootd,
bpf.c:BpfGetIntfName(), can you print out the interface same from the

 > Thatīs what I did before:
 > - compiled the kernel with pseudo-device bpfilter 6
 > - got NFS-Server running
 > - /dev/MAKEDEV bpf0
 > - created /etc/rbootd.conf
 > - ... and other minor tasks
 > bye Stefan -

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