rtnetlink answers file exists

When you replace dynamic IP to static IP, you may need to restart your netwrok on Debian as follows.

$sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
.... reconfiguring network interfaces...rtnetlink answers file exists

However, error happens here "rtnetlink answers file exists". How to solve it???

asked Apr 6, 2015 by harryxiyou (5,830 points)

1 Answer

Best answer

Run following commands could solve this problem

# ip addr flush dev eth0
# /etc/init.d/networking restart
answered Apr 6, 2015 by harryxiyou (5,830 points)

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