Kernel 2.6.12

Andrew Benton b3nt at
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 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 label lo dev lo
ip link set lo up

See the current version of the bootscripts,

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