On Wednesday 05 September 2007 07:25:42 Pollywog wrote: > 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.
I found the problem. lo0 was not listed in network_interfaces in rc.conf Adding it fixed the problem. thanks _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"