[clug-talk] Ubuntu IPv6 breaks services with missing lo
nbower at clug.ca
Wed Apr 26 15:35:47 PDT 2006
On Wed April 26 2006 16:07, Roy Souther wrote:
> I tried to get a program to run in Ubuntu and found the reason it would
> not run is because Ubuntu networking is configured with IPv6 and the
> local loop-back lo device that should be at 127.0.0.1 is not. The eth0
> device gets an IP from the DHCP server and I can browse google but I
> cannot ping 127.0.0.1.
> What is the proper way to get around this problem in Ubuntu?
> Royce Souther
My Kubuntu installation has support for both IPv4 and IPv6. Is there packages
Here is a listing from my /etc/hosts file.
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost roseway
# The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
Hope this helps.
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