Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 135376
There is no chandev.conf and qeth does not recognize.
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:14:27 EST
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Description of problem:
Although the beta of RHEL4 was installed, chandev.conf which surely
existed does not exist in a former version. qeth does not recognize
it as chandev.conf not existing. Isn't chandev.conf used in a new
version? Is qeth made to recognize by another file?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.The usual installation
I'm not entirely sure that I understand what you are trying to say.
I'm going to try to repeat back what I think you're saying to make sure I followed.
You're saying that chandev.conf is not being installed in the current version of
s390utils, although it used to be in previous versions, and wondering what is
being used instead? I presume that qeth is what had been using it?
chandev.conf is a kernel-2.4 thing, kernel-2.6 doesn't use
If you'd like to use an ifcfg-ethX file from RHEL3, you have to
add/change a few parameters:
CHANDEV=qeth0,0x300,0x301,0x302,0,0 from chandev.conf is now
configured via the SUBCHANNELS variable in the ifcfg-ethX file:
The portname from QETHPARMS is now a new variable in ifcfg-ethX:
QETHPARM=add_parms,0x10,0x600,0x602,portname:FOOBAR is now
NETTYPE for qeth interfaces needs to be set to