Internal DNS and IPV6

Kai Blin kai at
Sun Sep 16 10:40:12 MDT 2012

On 2012-09-16 13:08, Rowland Penny wrote:

Hi Rowland,

> Kai, just a thought, but isn't ::1 shorthand for the ipv6 version of
>, and as the internal dns server doesn't listen on, I
> don't suppose it listens on ::1 either.

That was my first suspicion, too, but the error isn't a timeout error or
a connection refused or whatever would make sense, it's a FORMERR.

>> ; Communication with 2001:470:896:1::2#53 failed: operation canceled
>> dns_request_getresponse: FORMERR

That's what makes this very curious indeed. :)


Kai Blin
Worldforge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member

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