Re: Cannot bind socket FD XX tp <ip-dest-addr>:0: (99) Cannot assign requested address

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 97 15:17:14 -0700 writes:

>I'm rather a newbee. So this might be a question easy to answer.
>We've got a squid 1.14 on linux. The machine is configured as a firewall as
>well and is supposed to act as a tranparent proxy (see FAQ 5.6).
>It first works, thenn squid suddenly kin of freezes. No reply to the
>browsers. When I look at cache.log, I've got loads of the following
>messages (in a frequency lower than seconds):
>Cannot bind socket FD XX tp <ip-dest-addr>:0: (99) Cannot assign requested
>I searched the mail-archive, the FAQ and all kind of docu I could find, no
>explanation. What is it? How can I get squid to run stable? Is there a
>complete documentation of the Error Messages?

Sounds like the transparent proxying isn't working. Some have reported
that Linux 2.0.30 doesn't work but 2.0.29 does.

For error message descriptions like "(99) Cannot assign requested address"
see intro(2) of your unix man pages.

Duane W.
Received on Wed Aug 06 1997 - 15:19:40 MDT

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