IPv6 Issues / Question

Igor Sysoev igor at sysoev.ru
Fri May 13 23:36:57 MSD 2011

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 03:25:47PM -0400, holstebm wrote:
> Literally everything.  SSH - everything.  This is a VPS (Linode) with a
> Lish AJAX console that normally works even when all other networking is
> disabled and even it was down.  I was literally blind and the only
> option left was to reboot each time.  It took several reboots to narrow
> it down to a particular service.

I believe this is a bug in Linux or VPS.
A user mode program even run with root privilege that makes only usual
listen/bind/setsockopt/accept/etc syscalls on IPv6 sockets should not
cause such issues.

Igor Sysoev

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