Subject: Re: Unexpected AAAA queries
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Martin Weber <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/15/2003 02:45:49
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 06:24:43PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> >> The resolver library is trying to do IPv6 lookups.  (It doesn't
> >> realize, at this point, that it can't do v6 connections, and indeed,
> >> I'm not sure it should; it's perfectly reasonable to do a v6 address
> >> lookup on a v4-only host.)  I'd be more inclined to address the
> >> question of why they're going unanswered.  What DNS server are you
> >> using?
> > The DNS server on bummi is WinRoute 4.2, configured as a caching
> > forwarder.  For some reasons there is at the moment no chance to
> > switch over to another routing software (and OS...).
> Then I don't see much chance to fix this, unless you're willing to
> rebuild your NetBSD with AAAA lookups diked out.  (Insist on using
> broken software and you can expect to see brokenness....)  Or, of
> course...

... echo 'USE_INET6=no' >> /etc/mk.conf ?

If you can't use inet6, why would you want it to be supported for you ?
rebuild your system and the problems shall go away ...

1984 is NOW.