At Sat, 13 Jul 2002 11:00:36 +0900,
Brad Cox wrote:
> I could be more specific if I had full control of this machine, but 
> this is an Interland Freedom 400 Virtual Host (Freedom 400 means I 
> get root access) that is apparently shared by other users. From all I 
> can tell, it is exactly like a real FreeBSD host except that it lacks 
> real machine tools like ping and traceroute.

Though I have no idea about Interland Freedom 400, loopback addresses
might not be setup if you are in jail(8) environment. 

"ps -p 1" would show whether you were in jail or not.

  jail# ps -p 1
    PID  TT  STAT      TIME COMMAND

  street# ps -p 1
    PID  TT  STAT      TIME COMMAND
      1  ??  ILs    0:00.01 /sbin/init --

-- Gotoken