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I am configuring netconsole on ubuntu 11.10, but when i tried to load the module using modprobe, i got the following error:

netconsole: etho doesn't support polling, aborting
netconsole: cleaning up

Anyone have any idea how to solve this issue?

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Either the network device, or the driver that manages it, is not capable of providing polling support. Make sure your kernel is configured with CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER enabled. If this is the case, then likely you'll need to use a different network device.

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Thanks for the Tip. I will check it. –  MA1 May 27 '12 at 13:31

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