From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ka...> - 2001-07-04 22:23:00
> Should I try the CVS source?
> Are there tags to get only the patch
> instead of the whole kernel?
The whole kernel isn't in CVS. Check out my pool, then cp -a it on top of the
corresponding kernel pool. Or grab the patch and patch it into the pool.
The tags are v_2_4_5_x (as of my 2.4.5), where 'x' corresponds to the 'x' in
> Or are you planning a new release with
> 2.4.6 being out?
It's on its way.
> I couldn't ultimately get the tap interface working;
> the slip came up just fine. I could get it to configure but not come
With the latest patch and uml_net, it should just work. All you need to make
sure of is that ethertap is available on the host somehow (as a module or
From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ka...> - 2001-07-05 03:03:54
> There are also cryptic errors reported in dmesg which may or may not
> be unrelated:
> do_io - write returned -1 : errno = 9
Cryptic all right. I ran into this too and spent a good amount of time
debugging it only to discover (as you did) that my root filesystem wasn't
And I have no idea why errno is 9 (== EBADF), when it looks like it should be
This will be fixed.