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Old 10-23-2003, 10:30 PM   #1
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Exclamation RedHat 9 squid proxy


got error from squid:

[root@HOTSPOT squid]# service squid restart
Stopping squid: /etc/init.d/squid: line 162: 3375 Aborted $SQUID -k check >/dev/null 2>&1
init_cache_dir /var/spool/squid... /etc/init.d/squid: line 162: 3376 Aborted
$SQUID -z -F -D 2>/dev/null
Starting squid: /etc/init.d/squid: line 162: 3377 Aborted $SQUID $SQUID_OPTS 2>/dev/null
[root@HOTSPOT squid]#
Old 10-28-2003, 04:03 PM   #2
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i got the same problem ! adding to this
using my two NICs no one can reach the network (ping results : network unreachable) even if the interfaces are on (eth0 , eth1) there are no firewall rules ( iptables -L gives nothing ) one nic has a public address , the second has a private one , the gw is added (route add default gw) and the DNS ip is set ( resolve.conf ) what is this horrible problem please !
Old 10-28-2003, 04:51 PM   #3
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Looks like two different problems, freelinuxcpp - it sounds like you need to enable routing on your machine, try the following command: echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

mosdgte - I am not for sure what the problem is, do you have any errors on your /var/log/messages file? Also what is in and around line 162 of you squid config file? and have you recently changed anything in the squid config?
Old 10-28-2003, 05:17 PM   #4
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i had exactely the same error messages with a new linux installation with the default squid.conf
always with redhat 9
i m afraid the problem comes from redhat it selfs !
for the routing i don't think so because no IP can be earchable even if it's part of the same LAN the same cable with the same configuration on an other (machine for tests) gives a positive respounse , i m gonna try to change the NIC and see
Old 11-05-2003, 03:07 AM   #5
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hi to all i am having the problem in /var/log/messages are follwing help me out

source at position 2
Nov 5 01:46:36 NAMS squid: Could not determine fully qualified hostname. Please set 'visible_hostname

what to do next
Old 11-05-2003, 05:06 AM   #6
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i was also facing this problem , but yesterday i resolve this , but i am still stugling with squid can see my post if u can do regarding my problem.

what is did is in redhat 9 open system settings --> Network --> under DNS tag type host name sachinburange.domainname , if DNS server running on urs system type your system IP address in DNS otherwise any other DNS on your network or ISP DNS , in DNS search path type full domain name if like abd .com

Or click on Help in Network configration then Contents --> managing dNS setting
may here u resolve this issue, as i.

Old 11-05-2003, 03:43 PM   #7
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thanku very well i ll test it and see the reults


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