Subject: Re: inet6 question
To: Chan Yiu Wah <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/10/2000 21:20:48
On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 10:45:22PM +0800, Chan Yiu Wah wrote:
> Hello,
> I had a inet6 problem that I didn't know how to solve it. I recently 
> use the mkfilters to generate the ipf.conf for my system.  After that,
> my system boot up with the warning messages 
> 11:can't resolve hostname: inet
> 11:bad host value (inet6)
> which is the result of the inet6 ipf filter rules in the ipf.conf.
> block out from any to   inet6 fe80::200:e8ff:fec3:934b@ne1 prefixlen 64 scopeid
> 0x1/32 group 250   and so on (there are about six pairs of such warning 
> messages)

Uh ? I don't think NetBSD's ipf supports IPv6 yet.

> Although I read through the man route, I don't know how to fix.  Is there
> anyone has the solution ? Can I ignore the rules with inet6 in the ipf.conf.

I'd say just remove the inet6 rules for now, if you don't have 6bone

Manuel Bouyer <>