On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 22:17 +0000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:42:39AM -0800, Ashlesha Shintre wrote:
> > During boot up on the Encore M3 board (AU1500 MIPS) of the 188.8.131.52
> > kernel, the process stops after the NFS filesystem has been mounted,
> > memory freed and spits out the following message:
> > > request_module: runaway loop modprobe net-pf-1
> The kernel tried to open UNIX domain socket but because support is not
> compiled it will load the module instead. Now, glibc-based programs
> happen to try to connect to nscd via a UNIX domain socket on startup
> and the whole show starts all over. After a few iterations the kernel
> gets tired of the whole game and prints this friendly message.
> > What does the net-pf-1 mean?
> net-pf-1 is PF_UNIX, see the definitions in include/linux/socket.h. So
> you should set CONFIG_UNIX to y.
Thanks for your reply Ralf, but I dont see he CONFIG_UNIX option in my
Makefile, so I created one, but still get the same error!
is there anything else that i should try?
> Building it as a module won't work
> as you just found :).