Bug 855 - Could not ping local host
Could not ping local host
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-01-16 21:55 EST by rjleurck
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-19 15:42:38 EST
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Description rjleurck 1999-01-16 21:55:48 EST
I need to execute the following to ping my localhost.

/sbin/ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1
/sbin/route add -net 127.0.0.0

./ifup in the network script does not appear to be working.

I could not activate the local loopback interface through
the control panel network
applet.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-01-19 15:42:59 EST
I have not been able to replicate this problem in the test lab.

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