[ILUG] Forcing linux to resolve with ipv4 (openssh issue)
kevin at ie.suberic.net
Mon Sep 5 19:41:36 IST 2005
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 06:08:29PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Sep 2005, kevin lyda wrote:
> >no, the most elegant solution would be a setting in
> >/etc/resolv.conf like:
> Nah, if you know never want IPv6, configure your OS/distro to not
> configure ipv6 on interfaces.
For a variety of reasons, sometimes you need to leave ipv6 enabled.
> What exactly would 'option ipv4' mean? Only return A records, only
> query nameservers using ipv6 addresses?
ipv4 could mean look for A records first, then look for AAAA records.
ipv4only could mean just look for ipv4 addresses.
there's already an ipv6 option. i'm just suggesting that there should
be an option to complement it.
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