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Re: loopback interface down, sob ;-(

* A.L.Meyers <me@privacy.net> [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.


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