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Re: Xserver IPV6 on NetBSD 4.0

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 03:15:57AM +0000, Vlad Markov wrote:
> I am attempting to use X with IPV6. I am running NetBSD 4.0
> and the stock XFree86 distribution. I was under the impression
> that the stock version of XFree86 supports IPV6 but the error
> I get seems to indicate otherwise:
> grumpy$ X -query
> Xserver: -query unknown host:

What does -query do?

Also, that record comes up as NXDOMAIN here, so maybe that's
an accurate message.

> The same command on a Solaris 10 x86 box using Xorg appears
> to work. Unfortunately for me, the Solaris box has no
> monitor so even though I see the normal output from the
> command, I don't really know for sure.
> ssh and telnet work fine in IPV6 on the NetBSD box.
> Does the stock version of XFree86 support IPV6? Is there
> something I need to set to make XFree86 support IPV6.

I've not had trouble with i.e. $DISPLAY and xhost, and whatnot
over IPv6, but I've not run stock XFree86 in many months.
ISTR it worked way back in like 2.0 though.

        Jonathan Kollasch

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