Re: failed to connect to localhost
Patrick Hsieh, 2001-Dec-01 09:43 +0800:
> Hello list,
> I have a Debian 2.2r4 running 2.4.16. Everything is fine, but I fail to
> connect to localhost.
> Then network configuration is ok, since it can communicate to the
> internet. But when I type:
> ethome:~# telnet localhost 25
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> The connection hangs for a while, but I am sure the smtp daemon is ok
> because incoming connections are alive.
> This problem exists on all localhost connections. This is weird because
> I DO have a lo device:
> ethome:~# ifconfig lo
> lo Link encap:Local Loopback
> UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
> RX packets:12 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:12 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> RX bytes:3936 (3.8 Kb) TX bytes:3936 (3.8 Kb)
> Patrick Hsieh <email@example.com>
I may be mistaken, but I believe that the stable release (2.2r4
in your case) is NOT designed to support a 2.4.x kernel.
You can get some good information on what you need to do here:
Jeff Coppock Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian Admin and User