Joydeep Bakshi wrote: >HURRAY. my problem has been solved Mike. I did *ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1* but >skipped the 'route add.........' as you have suggested 'it is not required >in 2.6 kernel' (mine is 2.6.10). and now localhost again come back -;)). >Thanks Mike. > > :) :) :) See, Ben, I'm not always destructive.