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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:

> Hi,
> 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 ::", or "ping -a inet6 ::"
> (:: 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?
> Thanks!!!