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Joe Kress
07-Sep-2011, 19:01
NOES2 SP3
SLES10 SP3
XEN Paravirtualized on SLES11 SP1
DHCP V3.0.7

On Start up of the DHCP daemon the following error is returned:

socket: Address family not supported by protocol - make sure CONFIG_PACKET
(Packet socket) and CONFIG_FILTER (Socket Filtering) are enabled in your
kernel
configuration!

DHCP never starts. Did get it to work on another indentical guest w/o
installing any updates to that server after the server build. That, of
course is a work around and not a solution.

Please, any ideas on this.

This was posted a year ago w/o any resolution. Perhaps there is some
interest at this time.

Thanks,
JoeK

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13-Sep-2011, 17:04
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Simon Flood
23-Sep-2011, 12:36
On 07/09/2011 19:01, Joe Kress wrote:

> NOES2 SP3
> SLES10 SP3
> XEN Paravirtualized on SLES11 SP1
> DHCP V3.0.7
>
> On Start up of the DHCP daemon the following error is returned:
>
> socket: Address family not supported by protocol - make sure CONFIG_PACKET
> (Packet socket) and CONFIG_FILTER (Socket Filtering) are enabled in your
> kernel
> configuration!
>
> DHCP never starts. Did get it to work on another indentical guest w/o
> installing any updates to that server after the server build. That, of
> course is a work around and not a solution.
>
> Please, any ideas on this.
>
> This was posted a year ago w/o any resolution. Perhaps there is some
> interest at this time.

FYI this thread is being discussed within the OES-Linux Networking
support forum @
http://forums.novell.com/forum/showthread.php/444344-dhcp-startup.html

HTH.
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Simon
Novell Knowledge Partner (NKP)

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