Kernel 2.6.12

Andrew Benton b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Jun 19 03:28:31 PDT 2005


Mark Carey wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Have upgraded the kernel on my SVN-20050319 desktop machine from
> 2.6.11 to 2.6.12 and now running the localnet script I get the
> following
> 
> [root at jersey:~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/localnet start
> Bringing up the loopback interface...
> RTNETLINK answers: File exists                                    [ FAIL ]
> Setting hostname to jersey...                                          [  OK  ]
> [root at jersey:~]#
> 
> All appears to work,  google doesnt help a lot on this one, lots of
> spurious noise however when I comment out the line,
> 
>               ip addr add 127.0.0.1/8 label lo dev lo
> 
> In the localnet script (/etc/rc.d/init.d/localnet) prevents the error

The solution is to put it in front of the previous line so it reads

ip addr add 127.0.0.1/8 label lo dev lo
ip link set lo up

See the current version of the bootscripts, http://downloads.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs-bootscripts-3.2.2.tar.bz2



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