ifconfig

Erika Pacholleck pchllck at nexgo.de
Wed Mar 27 11:35:45 PST 2002


[27.03.02 08:44 +0100] Jan Burchardt <-- :
> > I don't have any network card, so I didn't configure ifconfigxxx, but
> > grep complain during startup and said no such file or directory..
> >
> many progs need the loopback device 127.0.0.1 so in your startup scripts is
> the localnet being init. If you think you don't need remove start link to
> localnet in rc.sysinit.

ifconfig* is for network cards, that is something different than
the loopback interface, and the loopback device is again something
different.

Only the links to network can go, but not to localnet.

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