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Old 07-09-2010, 05:44 PM   #1
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Debian 5 , after SysCp Installation and configure Ping Valure ( ping: unknown host )

Hi ive got a problem on my server ....

installed Debian 5 , Webmin and than syscp settung up syscp ready ....

i try to ping "localhost" ansver ping: unknown host
i try to ping "localhost." there is a host with IP

i need it to change it in "localhost"

here some files

#order hosts,bind
order hosts
multi on

/etc/hosts localhost server.tld

# The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
::1 localhost ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
fe00::0 ip6-localnet
ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
ff02::2 ip6-allrouters
ff02::3 ip6-allhosts

is that the bind9 maybe ???

does anibody knows a fix....
Old 07-14-2010, 10:01 PM   #2
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Location: Chicagoland, IL
Distribution: Fedora Core 11, Debian 5
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interfaces file?

what does your /etc/network/interfaces file look like? it should have lines in it that look like this:
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback


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