thunderbird3: dies with socket(): Protocol not supported Illegal instruction (core dumped)

Andriy Gapon avg at
Tue Jan 12 13:09:49 UTC 2010

on 12/01/2010 08:53 Hajimu UMEMOTO said the following:
> Hi,
>>>>>> On Mon, 11 Jan 2010 12:54:48 +0100
>>>>>> ohartman at said:
> ohartman> Since friday after the last FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE/amd64 update, thunderbird3
> ohartman> crashes immmediately or after a view seconds with
> ohartman> socket(): Protocol not supported
> ohartman> Illegal instruction (core dumped)
> I'm not sure but I suspect you are using custom kernel built without
> INET6 option.  If so, thunderbird3 is depending upon IPv6.

Can it be made to not require IPv6? (especially when there is no actual IPv6

Andriy Gapon

More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list