Localnet bootscript

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 13:57:40 PDT 2005


On 4/14/05, Andrew Benton <b3nt at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> I recently built a version of 6.1 testing and when I rebooted into it I got a Fail
> for the localnet bootscript. The error message was
> 
> RTNETLINK answers: File exists
> 
> Looking at the script, the lines in question were
> 
> ip link set lo up
> ip addr add 127.0.0.1/8 label lo dev lo
> 
> The solution to the problem was to change the order like so
> 
> ip addr add 127.0.0.1/8 label lo dev lo
> ip link set lo up
> 
> Like it says here http://www.policyrouting.org/iproute2.doc.html#ss9.12
> This looks like a bug in the lfs-bootscripts-3.2.0 to me

looks sane enough to me [although I have not figured out the ip
program that well yet (I miss ipconfig)].

Anyone know why I shouldn't commit this?

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