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Re: CUPS? Printer.

My reply is in the text.

On 25/05/05, Stephen Queen <svq@peakpeak.com> wrote:
In the file

/etc/network/interfaces you should have a some lines that
looks like this

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

MIne looks like this: 
# The loopback network interface
auto lo eth0
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dynamic

Then you should do a

ls -l /etc/init.d/networking
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 2651 2005-03-21 11:49 networking

Mine says:
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 2633 Jan 26 19:16 /etc/init.d/networking


and verify that it is executable.

It is.

Then look in


you should have a line that looks like this       localhost.localdomain   localhost

Mine:    localhost.localdomain    localhost    Litwin

# The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
::1     ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
fe00::0 ip6-localnet
ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
ff02::2 ip6-allrouters
ff02::3 ip6-allhosts

If you have made any changes, start, or restart your

To start networking, as root execute
/etc/init.d/networking start

To restart networking, as root execute
/etc/init.d/networking restart

Setting up IP spoofing protection: rp_filter.
Reconfiguring network interfaces.../etc/network/interfaces:7: unknown method
ifdown: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces"
/etc/network/interfaces:7: unknown method
ifup: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces"

Let me know how it works out.

Stephen Queen

I think the problem is the lo loopback. When I did ifconfig, it did not come up: I did ifconfig lo up and it is there; but mayhaps it is not doing any thing? the http://localhost:631 still times out.

Thank you in advance.

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