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Bug 158131 - Unable to specify a specific netmask on a virtual interface on loopback
Summary: Unable to specify a specific netmask on a virtual interface on loopback
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 3.0
Hardware: noarch
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Williams
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2005-05-18 21:46 UTC by abul.salek
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-22 13:09:36 UTC
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Description abul.salek 2005-05-18 21:46:18 UTC
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Steps to reproduce (with an example):
- On, I have added a virtual interface lo:1 on the loopback. The virtual interface lo:1 has an IP address of and a netmask of
- From a host on the network (e.g.,, I can no longer telnet to or ping the server.
- If I change the netmask to, it works; so does
- I am using RedHat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 4.

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