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I havent brushed up on sockets in a while but check the /etc/inetd.conf file
to say whether the daytime server is up. To answer your question,No, you do
not need an interface All (??) tests can be siimulated on the


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From: Ramanujan <rtandalam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: linux <linux-india-programmers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2000 10:25 AM
Subject: [LIP]

> Hi,
> I have a small clarification, when writing socket programs, do we need to
> have the Etherent interface present on the system. That is i am trying to
> simulate the client and the server on the same machine. that is the
> call from the client will give the loopback address
> I have used AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM. I tried to connect to the day time
> waiting on port 13.
> When i listed with netstat it was not showing any active TCP connections,
> i presumed that it needs to have an interface. Is it right?
> Best Wishes
> Ramanujan
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