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Bug 49777 - Errormsg when shutting down lo
Errormsg when shutting down lo
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-23 16:28 EDT by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:21 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-23 16:28:10 EDT
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Description Enrico Scholz 2001-07-23 16:28:06 EDT
Description of Problem:

When shutting down the lo-interface I get an error-msg:

$ sh -x /sbin/ifdown lo
+ ip addr del brd dev lo
Error: an inet prefix is expected rather than ""
+ ip link set lo down

The ifdown-scripts expects a $PREFIX variable which is not set at the

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-07-24 17:13:37 EDT
Fixed in 6.07-1, thanks!

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