[Dnsmasq-discuss] Dnsmasq 2.68 not assign IPv6 address, error -- no addresses available

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Feb 19 22:38:02 UTC 2014

On 19/02/14 07:46, Da Zhao Y Yu wrote:
> I found the root cause about this issue.
> I changed the host file, and wrapped the ipv6 address with "[]", as below:
> fa:16:3e:25:f4:31,host-2001-2011-0-f104--3.openstacklocal,*[2001:2011:0:f104::3],
> * then client can got the targeted IPv6 address.

Ah, yes. That would explain it. Sorry I didn't spot that. The reason for 
the [] is to allow dnsmasq is distinguish MAC addresses from IPv6 addresses.

> My environment is use vsphere as host. In kvm env, I do not encounter
> this issue.

Does kvm add the braces itself?




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