Subject: Re: Beware the Source - Mozilla
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/03/2003 06:47:24
In message <>, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht writes:
>>    ...the problem?  The mozilla 1.3 that I downloaded,
>> compiled and installed works great, except that it won't
>> access netbsd through the and
>> addresses. error messages.  The browser simply stops
>Same problem here.  It looks like this is related to sites that have
>IPV6 addresses.  If you force mozilla/galeon to use's
>ipv4 address then the pages load.

I've had the same experience with galeon -- if I want to use a v6 site,
I have to employ a friendly proxy.  It's quite definitely related to v6 
addresses being present.  Deleting even the link-local address from my 
machine hasn't helped.

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)