ping6 hangs

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Fri Sep 6 19:07:29 UTC 2019

On 06/09/2019 18:29, Pierre Dupond wrote:
>       Sometime when I try to pass the command
> "ping6" or "ping6" on 12.0-RELEASE-p7
>  the ping hangs. But after a moment (perhaps 5 minutes),
> if the command is tried again it works.

Do you get the same effect if you ping an IP number directly? eg.
instead of



  ping6 2610:1c1:1:606c::50:15

If there is a difference, that suggests the problem is not actually with
the pinging, but with the DNS lookup to find the AAAA record of the host
you want to ping.



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