Re: Continuing trouble with localhost ports

Snow Cat (
Wed, 13 Mar 1996 23:01:02 -0800 (PST)

Colten Edwards once wrote:
> Just compiled .73 and anxiously rebooted to see if localhost port trouble
> had been solved. No. Damn. This problem has been here since .59 kernel
> and someone who knows networking should have a look. (no i am not that
> person). localhost irc server no-one on the local system can connect
> unless we use a file socket to connect. telnet to the port fails.
> Connections from outside can connect to the port. This last patch sure
> looked hopeful with some minor bug fixes to tcpip layer.
> Colten Edwards

Can you strace ircd and verify that it really binds to INADDR_ANY, not
just to host's IP address? Other daemons seam to work fine.

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