Re: stupid question about netlink and 2.6.14 and latest udev

From: Nix
Date: Fri Nov 25 2005 - 08:00:16 EST

On 23 Nov 2005, Douglas J. Hunley said:
> Latest udev says that it requires netlink support in the kernel, however I
> can't find any concrete info on how to enable netlink in 2.6.14+ .. a grep of
> NETLINK in .config doesn't find anything. I saw an option that made reference
> to netlink, but it didn't actually state that it was enabling netlink. What's
> the magic config option? Or how does one check if a running kernel has
> netlink support functional?

If you have network support at all (i.e. CONFIG_NET=y), you have netlink
support. (This has been true for some time.)

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