-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Chris wrote: > First of all the motivation of this is my tftp problem with the address > 0.0.0.0. Trying to tftp from the same box doesn't reproduce the > problem, whatever is happening gets cleaned up in the loopback device. > So I want to disable lo0 and route my local IP address over the local > net and hopefully the router will deliver the packets back to me. So > how can I disable the loopback device manually? I'd prefer to take it > down manually when I'm testing rather than doing something in rc.conf > and be able to bring it back up. > > ipconfig lo0 down > > but the route still existed according to: > > netstat -r > > so I did.. > > route delete 192.168.1.1 > > but then I tried to create a new route... > > route add 192.168.1.1 -interface em0 > > but according to.. > > netstat -r > > it instead rebound to lo0... > > ? > > > Chris
Don't think you can, because the loopback device is used by the kernel for connecting sockets together properly for some services. Why doesn't "tftp 192.168.1.1" work for you? - -Garrett -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFVj+K6CkrZkzMC68RAsqgAJ9iaWJx82bdqKz+vsNExJRWJe2DIwCfZyVh +tA5yL8X063g3nFh7SuaeQU= =GK+S -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"