Re: atalk configuration problems

Subject: Re: atalk configuration problems
From: Paul J. Lucas (
Date: Mon Mar 26 2001 - 10:42:28 MST

On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Dennis Staiger wrote:

> I'd like to get an AppleTalk connection using Ethernet between a PowerMac7600
> running YDL 1.2.1 (using Asante Fast 10/100 PCI Card) and an old PowerBook
> G3. I am using a CROSSED ethernet cable, because I am connecting to
> computers directly without a hup or something else. Is this o.k?


> Someone in this list mentioned, that these error messages occur, if
> appletalk is not compiled into the kernel nor loaded as module. The last
> line in the /var/log/messages file above results from manually loading the
> module using
> insmod appletalk

        No; in /etc/modules.conf, add:

                alias net-pf-4 off
                alias net-pf-5 appletalk

        And rerun depmod so you don't get annoying warnings.

        - Paul

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