Bug 420 - ifconfig's anycast option prevents NSD to start
ifconfig's anycast option prevents NSD to start
Status: NEW
Product: NSD
Classification: Unclassified
Component: NSD Code
3.2.x
i386 FreeBSD
: P5 normal
Assigned To: NSD team
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2011-11-23 21:15 CET by nsd-bugs
Modified: 2012-01-18 12:10 CET (History)
2 users (show)

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Description nsd-bugs 2011-11-23 21:15:10 CET
ifconfig has -at least in FreeBSD- an option "anycast",
that can be used in combination with inet6.

When I use this, then NSD wont start. 
When I disable it, NSD serves fine.

I've tried this as well on hardware devices as on virtual devices,
but both gave the same result.
 
De anycast parameter can only be used on routing devices,
an thus with a prefixlen of 64 (which I think may be trouble for NSD).
Comment 1 Matthijs Mekking 2011-11-24 10:24:11 CET
Hi,

Could you provide some more information?

* What is the ifconfig command that you execute that will prevent NSD from starting?

* What is the error NSD is giving? Could you provide the logs?

* How does your configuration look like? Could you provide the nsd.conf?
Comment 2 Matthijs Mekking 2012-01-18 12:10:06 CET
Reminder, I still would like to have more information on this report, in order to find a solution. 

* What is the ifconfig command that you execute that will prevent NSD from
starting?
* What is the error NSD is giving? Could you provide the logs?
* How does your configuration look like? Could you provide the nsd.conf?