Network/configuration Issues

I am quite new to Ruby and Rails and recently set up Rails 2.1 on an
Ubuntu 9.04 (jaunty).
For some reason I can not get the app to work in a standalone mode -
(while not connected to the network). http://localhost:3000 throws up
an error page saying the browser is in offline mode.

I am able to test some other web servers and apps (apache etc) locally
with out any issues. This error is coming up for both webrick and

Thanks in advance for the suggestions.

Vasu Kottilil

switch your firefox to file/work offline mode.


For some reason, had to reinstall the package and now everything works
fine - app is coming up on localhost (no network).