Re: 1.3.99 breaks loopback device?

Kayvan Sylvan (
Fri, 10 May 96 03:02 PDT

>>>>> "Alan" == Alan Cox <> writes:

Kayvan> bash# /sbin/ifconfig lo
Kayvan> bash# /sbin/route add -net
Kayvan> SIOCADDRT: Invalid argument

Kayvan> This sequence of commands, setting up the loopback device in
Kayvan> this fashion has been in my rc scripts for ages.

Alan> Its also incorrect.

Okay, thanks.

Alan> /sbin/route add -net

Alan> and since the new kernel adds the device routes automatically you dont
Alan> need it

Thanks for the explanation. I've fixed my rc scripts and am now
happily running 1.3.99.

With 1.3.99 (for the first time), I'm getting the infamous "Socket
destroy delayed" kernel messages every once in a while. What causes


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