Bind 9.2.5 and IPv6 fails with client.c:1325: unexpected error: failed to get request's destination: failure
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Wed Jan 17 00:35:33 UTC 2007
> > Hi,
> > I have a very strange problem with a Bind server version 9.2.5 on Fedora
> > Core 3.
> > Named listen to one IPv4 address and any IPv6 address. The configuration
> > has been running for many months. No changes where made recently to the
> > configuration except for adding or removing slave zones.
> > The symptom is that the server does not answer request to the IPv6
> > address + port UDP 53. It still answers requests to the UDP and TCP port
> > 53 using IPv4 and to the TCP port 53 using IPv6. Using dig on the
> > server, or on any server on the same LAN, leads to the following behavior :
> > - dig ns some.domain @IPv4-address : works fine
> > - dig +vc ns some.domain @IPv4-address : works fine
> > - dig +vc ns some.domain @IPv6-address: works fine
> > - dig ns some.domain @IPv6-address: works once or twice immediately
> > after restarting named, fails afterwards
> > The logs show the following message :
> > Jan 16 23:34:25 named: failed to get request's destination: failure
> > Jan 16 23:34:27 named: client.c:1325: unexpected error:
> > I had a look on client.c around line 1325 but it didn't help much.
> > Does someone on the list have an idea on what's wrong ?
> > Thanks very much in advance.
> > Roland.
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> Run 9.3 or 9.4. They both handle IPv6 a lot better than
> 9.2 especially with Linux's broken IPv6 stack.
I would also try to upgrade your kernel as it is broken.
It is not consistantly returning packet info despite it
being requested when the socket was created.
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at isc.org
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