Bug 158131 - Unable to specify a specific netmask on a virtual interface on loopback
Unable to specify a specific netmask on a virtual interface on loopback
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
noarch Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2005-05-18 17:46 EDT by abul.salek
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-22 09:09:36 EDT
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Description abul.salek 2005-05-18 17:46:18 EDT
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- On, I have added a virtual interface lo:1 on the loopback. The virtual interface lo:1 has an IP address of and a netmask of
- From a host on the network (e.g.,, I can no longer telnet to or ping the server.
- If I change the netmask to, it works; so does
- I am using RedHat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 4.

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