Wierd No route to hosts messages

Kirk Strauser kirk at strauser.com
Tue Jun 10 14:02:54 PDT 2003

At 2003-06-10T19:52:42Z, Tim Radigan <tradigan at touchdynamic.com> writes:

> [root at ns2 etc]# ftp ftp.freebsd.org
> ftp: connect to address 2001:4f8:0:2::e: No route to host
> Trying
> Anyone know why when I FTP to ANY address I get that error?  I mean,
> it does connect, but I always get that message for some reason.

It's trying to connect via IPv6.  Solutions:

1) Get an IPv6 address, ie from www.freenet6.org or Hurricane Electric.
2) Remove the `IPV6' option from your kernel.
3) Specify the `-4' option to ftp to make it use IPv4 connections.
Kirk Strauser
In Googlis non est, ergo non est.
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