I do have the same problem: I am running Debian 6 with installed apache2 and tomcat6 servers. The tomcat server is running but seems not to be able to open any port (neither 8080 or 8009 or any other I specified in the server.xml). I don't have any firewall enabled and telnet and netstat show that the ports aren't occupied. The only warning i get in my log files (/var/log/tomcat6/catalina.out) is the following:
I guess its the same problem Shweta Grewal has, but i couldn't find any solution yet - any more thougts?