Ubuntu Linux - Suggestions needed

Trent Lloyd lathiat at bur.st
Tue Apr 3 10:49:16 CEST 2007


On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 10:13:33AM +0200, Remi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Apr 2007 13:11:45 +0800, Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st> wrote:
> > It's purely a function of totally broken DSL/Cable/Wireless/etc routers
> > that do silly things when looking up AAAA records, to date I have seen
> > 
> >  * Returning an A record of
> >  * Timing out (not responding at all)
> > 
> > I'd be interested to know if you seem the same thing with Vista/MacOSX
> > on these broken devices.
> Not personnaly, but in any case, MacOS X and Vista do not attempt any AAAA
> querying unless a non-linklocal IPv6 address is assigned to the host.
> I had reports MacOS X had an annoying bug that it would not refresh the
> AAAA querying status automatically. So if you get IPv6 access at some point
> in time, you need to restart the DNS resolution daemon.

Yeh that would definitely be a good fix...


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