On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Chris H. wrote:

> Greetings,
> I'm having some difficulty working with anything past
> It seems impossible to use (create) any addresses on the "loopback"
> past
> More specifically; I installed rbldnsd from ports, and it worked quite
> well on a 6.x install. However, attempting the same config/install on
> a 7-RC3 install yields the inability to bind/create, or
> for rbldnsd to answer on - all queries are refused. The
> same pinging/digging, etc.
> The 2 servers have /exactly/ the same net setups, and DNS/rbldnsd
> configs. Yet no joy on the RELENG_7 box. So it /appears/ something
> in this area has changed since 6. But I'm unable to discover any
> info on it.
> Thank you for all your time and consideration.

What subnet mask did you use when creating the (etc) interfaces
on lo0?

On 7.0-R, I just ifconfig'ed as an alias to lo0 with a subnet
mask of, and I was able to bind/listen/accept on it with
no problem.


Andy Dills
Xecunet, Inc.
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