Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 229670
anaconda does not bring up loopback device during install
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:57 EST
Doing a PXE/kickstart/NFS install of rawhide from 20070222. The loopback device
is not configured. This prevents me from mounting an nfs directory in %post
because the mount.nfs command tries to contact the local portmap server via the
David - looks like lo is configured, but not brought up. Similar to other
issues we've had with regular interfaces.
Orion - for now you should be able to work around this with a quick "ifconfig lo
up" at the beginning of your %post script.
Yeah, the netlink API is not friendly past kernel 2.6.17. Rewrote
initLoopback() to use ioctl() and it's working now.