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Heads up! (if you're running a modular kernel)

Somewhere around 7.99.39, with the changes to the routing socket messages, a slight amount of breakage has occurred!

If you are running a modular kernel from 7.99.39 or newer that does _not_ include the compat module (with COMPAT_70) built-in, an ifconfig(8) image from earlier than 7.99.39 will fail. Loading the compat module does not help, since it does not include the sysctl sub-tree(s) that ifconfig uses.

If you want to mix a newer kernel with an older ifconfig, you must ensure that your kernel includes the COMPAT_70 code built in.

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