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Opened by coadde - 07/08/2018
Last edited by Emulatorman - 09/08/2018

FS#1127 - [netifrc] "net.lo" initscript is forced to load in "boot" runlevel by default


  • “net.lo” initscript is forced to load in “boot” runlevel by default.
  • “loopback” interface doesn’t need changes.
  • “net.lo” initscript conflicts with another network services, like: NetworkManager.
  • “net.lo” initscript takes extra processor and memory resources when is useless.

Additional info:

  • netifrc 0.6.0-2.backports1
This file needs be removed:
* /etc/runlevels/boot/net.lo
$ pacman -Si netifrc
Repository      : core
Name            : netifrc
Version         : 0.6.0-2.backports1
Description     : Network interface management scripts
Architecture    : x86_64
URL             :
Licenses        : BSD2
Groups          : base
Provides        : None
Depends On      : eudev
Optional Deps   : iproute2: for interface handler, VPN, bridging and tunneling support (recommended)
                  net-tools: for interface handler support
                  bridge-utils: for bridging support
                  linux-atm: for CLIP and RFC 2684 bridge support
                  wpa_supplicant: for wireless networking support (recommended)
                  wireless_tools: for wireless networking support
                  dhcpcd: for DHCP support (recommended)
                  dhclient: for DHCP support
                  busybox: for DHCP support
                  iputils: for APIPA support
                  ifenslave: for bonding interfaces
                  ppp: for PPP and ADSL support (recommended)
                  rp-pppoe: for ADSL support
                  macchanger: for changing MAC addresses
                  ifplugd: for cable in/out detection
Conflicts With  : None
Replaces        : None
Download Size   : 66.18 KiB
Installed Size  : 373.00 KiB
Packager        : André Silva <>
Build Date      : Tue 03 Jul 2018 12:16:13 AM -03
Validated By    : MD5 Sum  SHA-256 Sum  Signature

Steps to reproduce:

  • Boot “openrc”.
  • Install and update [netifrc] package.
Closed by  Emulatorman
09.08.2018 18:30
Reason for closing:  Fixed
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