On Wednesday 05 September 2007 04:48:53 Ian Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 01:47:47 +0000 Pollywog <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I have to manually set the loopback interface after each reboot on one
> > machine (it is a laptop):
> > ifconfig lo0 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0
> > Then everything is fine.
> > I added ifconfig_lo0="127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0" to /etc/rc.conf
> > but for unknown reasons it now looks like this and I still need to set
> > lo0 manually after reboots:
> > ifconfig_lo0="inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0"
> > Any ideas? I am running FreeBSD 7
> I noticed before when you posted your ifconfig with missing localhost
> IPv4 address. You shouldn't have had to add it to rc.conf in the first
> place, as you should find this line existing in /etc/defaults/rc.conf:
> ifconfig_lo0="inet 127.0.0.1" # default loopback device configuration.
> Check that nothing has messed with /etc/defaults/rc.conf, and also that
> you have no later ifconfig_lo0 entry in rc.conf. The last one found
> there is the one that applies, later entries overriding earlier ones.
> Apart from that, I can't imagine what might be deleting your default
> localhost configuration, unless you're using rc.local? Otherwise I'd be
> searching any active scripts in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ for any oddnesses
> that may hae been installed by some port or other?
> Cheers, Ian
I did find it in /etc/default/rc.conf:
ifconfig_lo0="inet 127.0.0.1" # default loopback device configuration.
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