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Re: Odd behavior
On Sun, 13 Jun 2010, Paul Goyette wrote:
However, when I use ifconfig to give the interface an IPv4 address, it
creates the subnet route in the routing table, but does NOT create the local
route! I am therefore unable to communicate with other devices on the
network, since no incoming packets get received.
If I then ping my own address on this device, the local address suddenly
appears in the routing table, and then everything else just works as
I'm not sure what you mean by local route, but is it possible that you
don't have lo0 configured (with 127.0.0.1 & up) when you try this?
IIRC there are some funny effects to be expected then...
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