bin/58312: amd(8) doesnt do ipv6

Brad Huntting huntting at
Mon Oct 20 17:10:21 PDT 2003

>Number:         58312
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       amd(8) doesnt do ipv6
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Oct 20 17:10:19 PDT 2003
>Originator:     Brad Huntting
>Release:        FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE i386
using 6to4 addrs
System: FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE #0: Sat Jul 19 17:28:33 MDT 2003 root at i386

	Sony Vaio (nfsclient) and Dell Poweredge (nfsserver) both
	running FreeBSD5.1
	Amd(8) does not appear to use ipv6 at all.  When I try to
	mount my homedir from an ipv6 only host, amd chokes.  It
	seems it's not even trying to lookup the ipv6 addresses of
	the host.
	Make an AAAA record for your file server with a special
	name (e.g.  Using the stock amd setup,

	    ls -l /host/ &


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