routes via lo0

Alan Somers asomers at
Thu Jun 18 15:39:31 UTC 2015

I don't know.  But I do know that if you delete the lo0 route, then
you can't talk to services running on localhost.  On a system with
multiple fibs, that might conceivably be useful.

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 4:06 AM, Eugene M. Zheganin <emz at> wrote:
> Hi.
> Why we still have this anachronism - routes via lo0 even for ethernet
> interfaces ? Seems like no other modern OS has such antiquities.
> Eugene.
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