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IPv6 configuration on Linux box
I had the same problem before. Do check the /etc/protocols file
and see if you have "icmp6" defined there. Hope it would help!
On Fri, 12 May 2000, zhang zhishou wrote:
> I am a IPv6 newbie. I have managed to add the ipv6-in-ipv4 interface
> (sit0) in my linux box.
> When I try to ping local machine using "ping -a inet6 ::1", or "ping -a
> inet6 ::127.0.0.1", or "ping -a inet6 ::192.168.133.24"
> (::192.168.133.24 is the ipv4-compatible ipv6 address of my linux box),
> the following is what I get :
> ping: icmp6: unkown protocol
> ping: ::1: No IP version 4 or IP version 6 addresses available.
> Anybody could tell me how to solve the problem?