Re: 1.3.99 breaks loopback device?

Alan Cox (
Fri, 10 May 1996 10:01:44 +0100 (BST)

> bash# /sbin/ifconfig lo
> bash# /sbin/route add -net
> SIOCADDRT: Invalid argument
> This sequence of commands, setting up the loopback device in this
> fashion has been in my rc scripts for ages.

Its also incorrect.

/sbin/route add -net

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