troubleshooting network settings

Malcolm Fitzgerald mfitzgerald at
Thu Jun 8 03:17:31 UTC 2006

On 08/06/2006, at 2:42 AM, Steve Bertrand wrote:

>>> Hmm, is that all?  Unusual; I'd think the loopback _should_
>> be set up
>>> correctly.
>>> `ifconfig lo0 inet netmask`  ??
>>> If that fixes it, then we have to figure out *why* it's not being
>>> doing automatically.  Problem during init/rc, most likely ... weird.
>> I've not had time to address this problem for a week. Going
>> through all the advice again I found that this advice is
>> good. That fixes the problem. Any pointers on getting it done
>> automatically?
> Is the following line in /etc/defaults/rc.conf?
> ifconfig_lo0="inet"   # default loopback device 
> configuration.

Yes, that line is in /etc/defaults/rc.conf


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