Hi, On Feb 16, 2008 6:41 PM, Andrew Falanga <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > HI, > > On my father's computer there isn't an IPv4 loopback address being assigned to > the lo0 interface. What would cause this? I've looked at his configs and > they're the same as on my system (obviously something is different, but I > don't know what). I see in his /etc/defaults/rc.conf the "ifconfig_lo0" line > is *NOT* commented out or otherwise altered and his file looks the same as > mine (at least on this point, I haven't contrasted the two entirely). > > So, why would his system not be configuring an IPv4 loopback address? After > bootup, I can add the address manually using ifconfig.
Do you have network_interfaces="something" in your /etc/rc.conf ? If so you need also to add lo0. Hope this helps > Andy > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- There's this old saying: "Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for life." _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"