Re: loopback interface down, sob ;-(
* A.L.Meyers <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003-12-16 09:38]:
> Thanks, Andreas. Alas the problem is still alive but here are some
> details from doing
> networking restart
> in /etc/init.d/ :
> wassern:/etc/init.d# ./networking restart
> Reconfiguring network interfaces...ifconfig: can not resolve `down': Host name lookup failure
> cat: /var/run/dhclient.eth0.pid: No such file or directory
> ifconfig: can not resolve `down': Host name lookup failure
> ifconfig: only one address allowed for interface `lo'
> Usage: ifconfig [OPTION]... [SYSTEM OPTION]...
> Try `ifconfig --help' for more information.
> Internet Software Consortium DHCP Client 2.0pl5
> Copyright 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 The Internet Software Consortium.
> All rights reserved.
This matches the problem I was having almost exactly (see my previous
response to this thread.
To verify, as root, do a:
find / -name ifconfig
and see if there are more than one copy on your system.