[ubuntu-za] localhost - unable to access

Jason Norwood-Young jason at freespeechpub.co.za
Thu Apr 12 10:22:49 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 23:48 +0200, Robert Holm wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 21:58 +0200, Robert Holm wrote:
> > Following on my last email, repeated below, I copied the Interfaces file
> > from Edgy and pasted it into Feisty, rebooted, and localhost is now
> > working. I haven't yet found out why the original file was unreadable,
> > but will put it under the magnifying glass and advise.
> > 
> I have compared the two files and as far as I can see they are identical
> in all respects, but the original Feisty file remains unreadable by
> init.d, while the file imported from Edgy works perfectly. Very
> frustrating, but at least localhost is working. Thank you Robert for
> pointing me in the direction of /etc/network/interfaces.

Hmm sounds like a permission problem. On my Edgy the interfaces file
belongs to root(rw):admin(r). I'm guessing init.d has access to the
admin group. Anyone know more about init.d process permissions?


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