[ubuntu-za] localhost - unable to access

Robert Holm robhh at absamail.co.za
Thu Apr 12 21:41:25 BST 2007


On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 11:22 +0200, Jason Norwood-Young wrote:
> 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?
> 
> J
> 
I have compared both files carefully with each other and all the
properties are exactly the same, including permissions, mime types,
size and contents. It's got me foxed.

Rob H
> 




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