Re: telnet doesn't find localhost
:: Wayne Topa writes:
Thanks for replying, Wayne.
>> This is probably a known problem. I checked the BTS some time ago,
>> and tehre was a bug filed against telnet, I guess... It couldn't
>> resolve "localhost".
> Just tried to telnet to localhost and it works fine (potato).
Oh, I'm using woody...
> Have you modified the /etc/network/interfaces file? You might try
> enabling the first line, ie
I didn't change it; the problem was almost surely caused by some
upgrade; I just don't know which package did it!
> iface lo inet loopback
It was commented out, I enebled it, and still that didn't work.
"lo" was already up before this. Telnet complains about a "Temporary
failure in name resolution"
Anything else I could try?
Any other woody users having the same problem?
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