troubleshooting network settings

Malcolm Fitzgerald mfitzgerald at
Wed Jun 7 12:44:13 UTC 2006

>>> Malcolm Fitzgerald wrote:
>>>> I am running freeBSD v6.0 security on a home network behind an adsl 
>>>> router.
>>>> I cannot connect to localhost from a browser (apache is running!)
>>>> I cannot connect to localhost port 22 (KPackage tries to use ssh)

On 29/05/2006, at 11:37 PM, Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> Hmm, is that all?  Unusual; I'd think the loopback _should_ be set
> up correctly.
> `ifconfig lo0 inet netmask`  ??
> If that fixes it, then we have to figure out *why* it's not being
> doing automatically.  Problem during init/rc, most likely ... weird.

I've not had time to address this problem for a week. Going through all 
the advice again I found that this advice is good. That fixes the 
problem. Any pointers on getting it done automatically?


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