[OpenIndiana-discuss] ntpd log message about AF_INET6 interface

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Tue Mar 11 18:27:57 UTC 2014

On Fri, 7 Mar 2014, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

> On OpenIndiana 5.11 oi_151a9 I am seeing a message in /var/adm/messages every 
> five minutes which looks like:
> Mar  7 20:40:33 weerd ntpd[19474]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] bind(54) AF_INET6 
> fe80::225:90ff:fe6b:ace0%26%26#123 flags 0x11 failed: Cannot assign requested 
> address
> Mar  7 20:40:33 weerd ntpd[19474]: [ID 702911 daemon.error] unable to create 
> socket on igb0 (6) for fe80::225:90ff:fe6b:ace0%26#123

Since I posted this message, I see that Gary Mills has posted bug 4603 
(https://www.illumos.org/issues/4603) and how to fix the problem by 
building ntpd from source with an added configuration option.

Hopefully the ntp package will be rebuilt with his fix soon.

Bob Friesenhahn
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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