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Date:      Mon, 30 Jun 1997 07:36:15 -0500 (CDT)
From:      "Paul T. Root" <>
To: (Dan Busarow)
Cc:, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: user PPP and BIND
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.UW2.3.95.970629122823.1100G-100000@cedb> from Dan Busarow at "Jun 29, 97 12:30:02 pm"

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In a previous message, Dan Busarow said:
> On Sun, 29 Jun 1997, Henning Wickhorst wrote:
> > When booting, the system 'hangs' for a long time after the network
> > devices have been configured. It not really hangs, it tries to resolv
> > the addresses of the static routes. (route thor.wnet localhost etc.)
> You should be using numeric addresses instead of host names
> in your route commands.  Obviously names will work once
> named is running but IP addresses will always work.

Unfortunately in 2.2.2 (and 2.2.1?) if you have loopback in 
router_args (or something) does this:

${hostname} localhost

It did the same thing for me.  I took it out as it gave little utility,
in a home ppp setup.


Change is inevitable, except from a vending maching.

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