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Re: [SLE] Re: IPv6 & SuSE 9.2
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 11:25:12 -0400
  • Message-id: <1115393112.15173.11.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 10:39 -0400, James Knott wrote:
> George Barnett wrote:
> As I have mentioned, the ping is being received. The problem is that
> there's no reply. Given that the ping attempt is seen at the
> destination, rules out network problems.
>
> The situation is as follows
>
> Computer A can ping itself and get response.
> Computer B can ping itself and get response.
> Computer A can ping B. Ethereal, running on B, shows "Neighbor
> Solicitation" from A, but does not show any response. Computer A shows
> "From ::1 icmp_seq=6 Destination unreachable: Address unreachable"
>
> A good ping of a computer to itself shows:
>
> jknott@linux:~> ping6 -I eth0 fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce
> PING fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce(fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce) from ::1 eth0: 56
> data bytes
> 64 bytes from fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.046 ms
> 64 bytes from fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.050 ms
> 64 bytes from fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce: icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.053 ms
> 64 bytes from fe80::205:5dff:fef6:4ce: icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=0.050 ms
>
>
> Incidentally, "Neighbor Solicitation" is the IPv6 version of arp
> request. So, the problem appears to be that the remote system is not
> responding to the IPv6 version of an arp request.
>
>
Check your routing setup.


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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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