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Old 12-30-2001, 04:13 PM   #1
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loopback problems

Im running RH 7.2

I configured the network of the computer but
When I test the loopback
I get the next error
Unable to connect to remote host
my /etc/hosts localhost.domain localhost CANCERBERO.HQ.COM CANCERBERO

thanks in advance
Old 01-04-2002, 07:05 PM   #2
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I had the same problem with rh7.2. Make sure /ect/hosts and /etc/sysconfig/network are right, then do
>lfconfig lo

Hopefully that will do it. It's odd, the loopback device should be setup properly on installation. We probably messed sth up after install. Anyway, hope this helps.

wil snyder


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