svn commit: r192011 - head/sys/netinet

Dimitry Andric dimitry at
Tue May 12 17:44:28 UTC 2009

On 2009-05-12 09:41, Qing Li wrote:
> Author: qingli
> Date: Tue May 12 07:41:20 2009
> New Revision: 192011
> URL:
> Log:
>   This patch adds a host route to an interface address (that is assigned
>   to a non loopback/ppp link types) through the loopback interface. Prior
>   to the new L2/L3 rewrite, this host route is implicitly added by the L2
>   code during RTM_RESOLVE of that interface address. This host route is
>   deleted when that interface is removed.

This commit breaks dhclient startup, I now get:

in_ifinit: insertion failed
ifconfig: ioctl (SIOCAIFADDR): File exists
em0: not found

So it seems to hit this part:

+		} else if (error != 0)
+			log(LOG_INFO, "in_ifinit: insertion failed\n");

Reverting the commit makes dhclient work again.

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