Re: Geetting the output from lo than eth0

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8 Apr 2007 12:35:23 -0700
On Apr 8, 9:13 pm, "Ravi" <> wrote:

Following code I used to get the ip address of my computer running GNU/

class getadd {
        public static void main(String args[]) throws
UnknownHostException {
                InetAddress abc[] =

There is no point in trying to resolve the own machine name to get the
machine's own IP addresses. Useless attempt. Throw the code away.

                System.out.println("pls wait...");
                for(int i = 0;i<abc.length;i++) {


The problem is I get ip address of lo device rather than eth0.

Sure. Your machine's name can't be resolved. A normal thing in private
LANs. The name is not known in the /etc/hosts file and not known by
the current DNS server or whatever name service the machine uses.

Adding the name is not the way to fix this. Writing correct code is
the way to do it. Read the API documentation of

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