[TAG] localhost vanishes after rebooting
hizibizi at spymac.com
Fri Apr 29 17:58:32 MSD 2005
On Thursday 28 Apr 2005 7:31 pm, Jpydeep Bakshi wrote:
> On Thursday 28 Apr 2005 1:46 am, mso at oz.net wrote:
> > We're going to have to start another column, "Joydeep's Questions". :)
> I had a similar problem a couple weeks ago when my Gentoo configuration
> > blew up and wouldn't run the network-up scripts. I configured eth0
> > manually but didn't bother with lo. KDE wouldn't start; it just drew a
> > blank background screen. Turns out KDE depends on the loopback. I did
> > "ifconfig lo up" but that didn't work, so I had to do "ifconfig lo
> > 127.0.0.1".
> > In kernel 2.2 you had to set all routes, but in 2.4 and 2.6 it
> > automatically sets the "interface route"; i.e., the one implied by the IP
> > and netmask. The only route you have to set is the default gateway.
> that means I need not use * route add 127.0.0.1*
HURRAY. my problem has been solved Mike. I did *ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1* but
skipped the 'route add.........' as you have suggested 'it is not required
in 2.6 kernel' (mine is 2.6.10). and now localhost again come back -;)).
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