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Re: Trying to add inet6 address w/o inet6 support resets interface configuration

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 12:44:15PM -0700, Scott Ellis wrote:
> I noticed this on the May 5th kernel+userland, and just now got a chance 
> to try it on today's kernel+userland.
> I always build my systems w/o INET6 (no need for it yet). 
> Unfortunately, after boot, lo0 isn't configured.  Turns out running 
> "ifconfig lo0 inet6" (as is done twice in rc.d/network) results in a 
> SIOCAIFADDR error, that removes the configuration entirely. :-(
> For example...
> intrepid{~}# ifconfig lo0
> lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 33648
>         inet netmask 0xff000000
> intrepid{~}# ifconfig lo0 inet6
> lo0: SIOCAIFADDR: Address family not supported by protocol family

On intrepid, what domain name does 'inet6' resolve to?


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933 ext 24

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