[Pkg-net-snmp-devel] Bug#574958: snmpd don't start

Gerfried Fuchs rhonda at deb.at
Tue Mar 23 10:17:18 UTC 2010


* Pierre Raimbault <pierre.raimbault at ffe.com> [2010-03-22 14:09:43 CET]:
> snmpd don't start just after fresh installation. I have this error in
> /var/log/syslog :
> snmpd[1641]: Error opening specified endpoint ""
> snmpd[1641]: Server Exiting with code 1

 It sounds like you don't have the loop back interface enabled. Can you
check about that? "/sbin/ifconfig lo" should give you the informations,
calling with root permissions "/sbin/ifconfig lo up" should set it to up
- can you try if that fixes the issue for you?


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