lo interface never comes up at boot

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Sat Jan 20 17:45:07 UTC 2007

On Sat, 20 Jan 2007 13:09:27 -0400
Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:

> So, we see that it's at least recognized all three interfaces.  I have
> to "sudo ifdown lo; sudo ifup lo" to get it to assign the IP, and until I
> do nothing else on the system that requires TCP will run.

Sounds obvious I know, but do you have lines like

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

in your /etc/network/interfaces  file ?


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