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

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 05:45:26PM -0700, Scott Ellis wrote:
> With a -current ifconfig (but the same May 17th kernel) doing "ifconfig 
> lo0 inet6" works (and /etc/rc.d/network works as expected).


> All is not perfect though:
> intrepid{~}% ifconfig lo0
> lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 33648
>         inet netmask 0xff000000
> ifconfig: link_status: getsock: Protocol wrong type for socket
> intrepid{~}%
> The link_status error is new, although I'm not sure if it's related to 
> the older kernel or not (I can't reboot the box just yet).

That should go away with a newer kernel.

> Thanks for the fix, and for the whole modular-ifconfig stuff!

No problem.


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

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