Determining IP information for lo... failed

David Timms dtimms at iinet.net.au
Sat Oct 13 00:54:47 UTC 2007


Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Peter Horst writes:
> 
>> When I reboot my FC5 machine, and when I run "service network 
>> restart," I get the following error message:
>>
>> Bringing up loopback interface:
>> Determining IP information for lo... failed.
>>                                                            [FAILED]
>>
>> I don't what this means, and why it might be a bad thing.  All I know 
>> for sure is that it slows down my boot process.
>>
>> Here're the contents of /etc/networking/devices/ifcfg-lo:
If you meant /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ , I don't have an 
ifcfg-lo at all. I just have ifcfg-eth0 in that directory.

And # time service network restart
Shutting down interface eth0:                              [  OK  ]
Shutting down loopback interface:                          [  OK  ]
Bringing up loopback interface:                            [  OK  ]
Bringing up interface eth0:
Determining IP information for eth0... done.
                                                            [  OK  ]

real    0m2.034s
user    0m0.674s
sys     0m0.647s

DaveT.




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