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To: <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
Subject: RE: Many cipe devices wanted.
From: "Mark Smith" <mark.smith,AT,avcosystems,DOT,co,DOT,uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 10:49:25 -0000
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In-reply-to: <00bc01c3e19c$1ba39900$630aa8c0@JAG01>

Put (or change) the line in /etc/modules.conf as follows:

options cipcb cipe_maxdev=100 cipe_debug=0

This will allow for 100 devices, and assumes you don't want debug output in
your logs.

Hope this helps,

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Mark Smith - Avco Systems Ltd
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de [mailto:owner-cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de 
> Behalf Of
> Marc Schnyder
> Sent: 23 January 2004 10:32
> To: cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de
> Subject: Many cipe devices wanted.
>
>
> Hello!
>
> I want to have a lot of cipe devices.
>
> however after i have set up cixcb0 to cixcb5 it doesn't want to
> allocate any
> more devices.
> cixcb: failed to allocate device 6
>
> as long i have less than 6 devices there's no problem make a device called
> for instance cixcb52
>
> the other computer complains about the same after only two cipe devices.
>
> I'm using Linux-2.4.20  with cipeX-1.5.4-1.10 (on debian 3.0)
>
> is there any adjustable limit for interfaces somewehre in the kernel.
>
> I've heard that cipe comes hardcoded with a limit of 100 devices.
> that would
> be enough
>
> i've looked in 'make menuconfig' in 'Networking Options' and
> 'Network device
> support' for anything like this.
> I didn't yet start looking through the kernel sources, and wouldn't know
> where to start anyway ;-))
>
> Does anyone know how to get more devices?
>
> Thanks
> Marc
>
>
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