[ntp:questions] ipv6 support on linux - bind problem

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Wed Apr 11 16:52:48 UTC 2007

Uwe Klein wrote:
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>> Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
>> This is probably what is causing the problems in bug #135 and bug #716.
>> If this true then it's a bug in the IP stack of the O/S and should get
>> fixed. IPv6 addresses are unrelated to IPv4 addresses and should never
>> be mixed. Such attempts to do so cause many problems and this is just
>> one symptom. You should get your O/S vendor to address the problem. I
>> will try one thing and try and bind the IPv6 wildcard address (::) first
>> and then the IPv4 address ( but I don't know if that will really
>> make a difference if this is badly architected by the O/S.
> does this look any different when you do a :
> 	setsockopt(sock, SOL_SOCKET, SO_REUSEADDR,.....
> before any binding to that local port?
> G!
> uwe

This would be wrong architecturally this one is an IPv4 socket and the
other an IPv6 socket.


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