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Re: cannot ping my own machine

On (02/11/06 05:09), schmity wrote:
> Newbie Here.  The name of my linux machine is "linuxbox".  I am unable
> to ping this machine from that very machine.  I tried the following:
> ping linuxbox
> and
> ping localhost
> neither of which worked.

What is the output of

$ cat /etc/hosts

it should look something like this:       localhost       linuxbox.<domain>       linuxbox

and (as root)

# ifconfig



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