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Tomcat 7 on FreeBSD 8.2 is throwing the following error in catalina.log.

    SEVERE: StandardServer.await: create[localhost:8005]: Can't assign requested address
        at Method)
        at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.await(
        at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.await(
        at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
        at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(
        at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(

I've tried passing a flag of "" via rc.conf, just in case it's related to IPv6 support being compiled in (this is the only lead I've found in all my web searching so far). What else should I be checking?

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to the /etc/rc.conf file is working now. I must have typoed it the first time or something else random was wrong as it did not work before, but does now...

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