Subject: Re: standards/5645: No answer from
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/25/1998 14:09:22
On Wed, 24 Jun 1998 23:47:52 -0400  Andrew Brown wrote:

> >> > Any request to gets no response.
> >...
> >> If this weird routing is desired, one should be able to do the 
> >> following in /etc/netstart (*):
> >> 
> >> 	ifconfig lo0 alias
> >> 	route add -inet -host -iface lo0
> >...
> >Just a suggestion (that I haven't got a chance to try at the
> >moment) - can this be done using a second loopback interface?
> i thought the complaint was that it no longer worked after it had for
> a log time, and was, indeed, expected to work.  imho, coming up with a
> kluge to replace it is not really the correct answer.

I was only trying to address Wolfgang's comment about not having the
address in the routing tables.  I'm not offering an opinion as to
whether or not the original complaint is a bug, or how to fix it :-)