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Re: networking broken (ifup, route add)

At 09:33 AM 06/13/2001 -0300, Miguel Griffa wrote:
At 12:40 p.m. 12/06/01 -0500, you wrote:
At 01:44 PM 06/12/2001 -0300, you wrote:
At 11:05 a.m. 12/06/01 -0500, you wrote:
At 12:57 PM 06/12/2001 -0300, Miguel Griffa wrote:
 1) what's wrong with ifup,
 2) how to manually add localhost.

try "iface lo inet loopback" (for

sorry, I should have said adding to interfaces

-- yes; but that is broken ("ifup").
Hi, I couldn't keep on yesterday, if you still have the problem...
please send me your /etc/network/interfaces
If you configure everything manually, it works?
meaning ifconfig eth0 up...

-- Thanks a lot; I got it to work fine by a manual reconfigure, and then an apt-dist-upgrade brought in a new version of ifupdown, which fixed things.

The problem was not in my configuration, that had worked for 9 months, it was that apt-get had trashed ifup!


Dr. Gregory Guthrie
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       Computer Science Department
       School of Computing and Information Science
       Maharishi University of Management
      (Maharishi International University 1971-1995)

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