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lo(4)									 lo(4)

Name
       lo - loop network interface

Syntax
       pseudo-device loop

Description
       The  interface  is  a  software loopback mechanism that can be used for
       performance analysis, software  testing,	 and/or	 local	communication.
       By  default,  the loopback interface is accessible at address 127.0.0.1
       (nonstandard); this address may be changed with the SIOCSIFADDR ioctl.

Diagnostics
       lo%d: can't handle af%d
       The interface was handed a  message  with  addresses  formatted	in  an
       unsuitable address family; the packet was dropped.

See Also
       intro(4n), inet(4f)

									 lo(4)
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