Strange NMAP results

Derrick Edwards derrick at
Tue Apr 18 10:40:19 UTC 2006

     This is what is in my /etc/rc.conf. They are listed at the bottom of the 
file because I took this rc.conf from my other machines. Should that matter?
ifconfig_dc0="inet netmask 0xffffff00"
ifconfig_lo0="dhcpinet netmask 0xff000000"

On Monday 17 April 2006 22:23, Mike Edenfield wrote:
> Derrick Edwards wrote:
> > focus# ifconfig -a
> > dc0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> >         options=8<VLAN_MTU>
> >         inet6 fe80::250:2cff:fe07:937d%dc0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> >         inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast
> >         ether 00:50:2c:07:93:7d
> >         media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> >         status: active
> > plip0: flags=108810<POINTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST,NEEDSGIANT> mtu 1500
> > lo0: flags=8008<LOOPBACK,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
> This is odd.  Your loopback adapter has no IP addresses
> bound to it.  That would explain why you can't send to
> localhost, but not how it ended up in this condition.
> I suspect there is something in your /etc/rc.conf that is
> preventing the default ifconfig_lo0 settings from being
> applied.  First guess: do you have network_interfaces="" set
> in /etc/rc.conf, and if so, did you forget to include lo0 in
> the list?

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