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Re: can't access www from localhost [SOLVED]



I found out I was missing the lo (loopback interface)
that's why i can't access localhost from localhost.  I activated the lo
with 'ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1' and that was it.  :)

Thanks Kevin!!



--- Luan Tran <teazie98 yahoo com> wrote:
> 
> 
> --- Kevin Colby <kevinc grainsystems com> wrote:
> > Luan Tran wrote:
> > > 
> > > I can't telnet/ftp/lynx to localhost from
> > localhost.
> > > 'telnet 127.0.0.1' or 'telnet localhost' would
> say
> > "trying to
> > > connect to 127.0.0.1" and doesn't do anything.  I
> > can howerver
> > > access my box from a remote host.
> > 
> > What does ifconfig say?
> > You should have a local loopback interface.
> > 
> > > I'm using dialup connection to a local ISP. No
> > router.
> > > My box is directly connected to my ISP.
> > 
> > Sorry, I got the impression that this was a router
> > for
> > a LAN, and that you were having IP forwarding
> > trouble.
> > 
> > 	- Kevin Colby
> > 	  kevinc grainsystems com
> > 
>  
> ifconfig
> ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol  
> inet addr:xxx.yyy.zzz P-t-P:aaa.bbb.ccc
> Mask:255.255.255.255
> UP POINTOPOINT RUNNING NOARP MULTICAST  MTU:576 
> Metric:1 RX packets:880
> errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0  TX packets:912
> errors:0 dropped:0
> overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:10 
> 
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