can't ping localhost

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Mar 11 03:09:13 UTC 2010


On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 08:58:12PM -0600, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 8:47 PM, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk>wrote:
> 
> > # uname -a
> > FreeBSD mech-anton240.men.bris.ac.uk 9.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #2:
> > Tue Mar  9 14:35:40 GMT 2010     mexas at mech-anton240.men.bris.ac.uk:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/QOF
> >  sparc64
> >
> >
> > > I believe -current has a issue where you can not ping localhost atm
> > >
> >
> > all my machines are current, but some are more current than others..
> >
> > Well, the ping issue is just an example.
> > My real problem is that sendmail can't send
> > anything locally:
> >
> > # tail /var/log/maillog
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2B0irgd029426:
> > to=mexas, ctladdr=mexas (1001/1001), delay=01:32:05, xdelay=00:00:00,
> > mailer=relay, pri=480031, relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred:
> > [127.0.0.1]: No route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2B0hbGe029358:
> > to=mexas, ctladdr=mexas (1001/1001), delay=01:33:21, xdelay=00:00:00,
> > mailer=relay, pri=570028, relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred:
> > [127.0.0.1]: No route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A87g4K005078: to=root,
> > delay=18:09:16, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=3721559,
> > relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A87g4L005078: to=root,
> > delay=18:09:16, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=3725184,
> > relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A77d4L004977: to=root,
> > delay=19:09:19, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=3903061,
> > relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A77d4K004977: to=root,
> > delay=19:09:19, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=3903122,
> > relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A3bvPl004242: to=root,
> > ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=22:39:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay,
> > pri=4530195, relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No
> > route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A3c9wG004609: to=root,
> > ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=22:38:49, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay,
> > pri=4533820, relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No
> > route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A340iF002543: to=root,
> > ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=23:12:58, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay,
> > pri=4711758, relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No
> > route to host
> > Mar 11 02:16:58 mech-anton240 sm-msp-queue[32611]: o2A33vXB002495: to=root,
> > ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=23:13:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay,
> > pri=4801697, relay=[127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: [127.0.0.1]: No
> > route to host
> > #
> >
> >
> > many thanks
> > anton
> >
> > --
> > Anton Shterenlikht
> >
> 
> If you run CURRENT, you would do well to follow the mailing list.
> 
> http://groups.google.com/group/mailing.freebsd.current/browse_thread/thread/2ab13c4b31228c88/15dab18a9066e9a2?lnk=raot

yes, I've seen this.

It's just that usually when I get problems I suspect my incompetence,
so this thread didn't come to mind.

many thanks
anton

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