wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Jun 18 07:02:53 PDT 2003
Shantanu Mahajan wrote:
> +-- Jaime [freebsd] [17-06-03 19:42 -0400]:
> | On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Bryan W. Maxwell wrote:
> | > Im trying to set up my home system as 192.168.2.0, but somehow the local
> | > loop lo0 is still on 127.0.0.1.
> | This is by definition. lo0 shouldn't ever be anything but
> | 127.0.0.1.
> lo0 can be anything between 127.0.0.1 and 127.255.255.255
I don't want to argue the fine points of IP protocol.
The _point_ is that if you read the original poster's message, he's
not yet at a level of understanding where he should be changing the
IP of his loopback device.
Let's not throw the entire pile of RFCs at him all at once.
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