[SATLUG] help with name resolutions
r3d91ll at grandecom.net
Thu Nov 18 13:44:07 CST 2010
here is my ifconfig lo
lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:483 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:483 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:53860 (52.5 KiB) TX bytes:53860 (52.5 KiB)
just tried to run lynx against the localhost and I got the webpage. so
localhost seems to be working albeit pinging the localhost doesn't.
On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 13:37 -0600, Don Wright wrote:
> Looks enough like mine. How about ifconfig lo? Mine shows:
> #ifconfig lo
> lo Link encap:Local Loopback
> inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
> inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
> UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
> RX packets:5556 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:5556 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> RX bytes:16510746 (15.7 MiB) TX bytes:16510746 (15.7 MiB)
> r3d91ll wrote:
> ># This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
> ># and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).
> >On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 12:30 -0600, Don Wright wrote:
> >> What does your /etc/network/interfaces show?
> >> r3d91ll wrote:
> >> >spoke to soon. I can now ping to the world via Domain name or IP
> >> >(without the -I switch) but I still cant ping the localhost.
> >> >
> >> >Todd
> Be well - or at least have interesting symptoms!
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