gareth bsd at lordcow.org
Thu Mar 30 16:25:14 UTC 2006

On Thu 2006-03-30 (11:18), Michael Proto wrote:
> Just curious, do you have ipv6 enabled in your kernel and working on
> your Ethernet interface? It looks like you're only getting an ipv6
> address returned by the resolver for nom.uct.ac.za. I did a lookup
> myself and I got both an ipv4 and ipv6 address:

i took out :

options         INET6           # IPv6 communications protocols

and just left:

device          gif             # IPv6 and IPv4 tunneling
device          faith           # IPv6-to-IPv4 relaying (translation)

in the kernel

> Perhaps someone with a better knowledge of the resovler can answer to
> why no ipv4 address is returned.

yea. i get the ipv4 addy back from my linux machines.

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