RE: Strange behaviour with host(1) SOLVED

From: (wrong string) Ślerud <erik_at_pentadon.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 00:07:58 +0100
The problem was bind9, even though I thought it was bugging before the
install of it. The host(1) who comes with bind9 doesnt work the way that the
one in base does. Crap :(

Erik.

> Hi, I'm trying to get host working properly with ipv6 on
> 5.0-RELEASE-p6.
>
> Example:
>
> [erik_at_trinity]% uname -sr
> -[~]-[11:06PM]-
> FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE-p1
> [erik_at_trinity]% host 6bone.net
> -[~]-[11:06PM]-
> 6bone.net has address 206.123.31.124
> 6bone.net has address 3ffe:b00:c18:1::10
> 6bone.net mail is handled (pri=10) by quark.isi.edu
> 6bone.net mail is handled (pri=20) by darkstar.isi.edu
> 6bone.net mail is handled (pri=0) by venera.isi.edu
>
> While, on my personal 5.0:
>
> -su-2.05b# uname -sr
> FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE-p6
> -su-2.05b# host 6bone.net
> 6bone.net has address 206.123.31.124
>
>
> Why is this happening? I've tried to change nameservers, no
> luck. Tried to install bind9-base, no luck. I'm basically out
> of ideas. The server has IPV6 up and running. The only thing
> that works is if I specify -t AAAA:
>
> -su-2.05b# host -t aaaa irc6.qeast.net
> irc6.qeast.net has AAAA address 2001:510:0:13::
>
> Erik.
Received on Thu Mar 27 2003 - 14:09:40 UTC

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