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Re: support for name resolution broken in ethereal?



On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 10:28, Wayne Steenburg wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 09:30, Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > When I use ethereal and choose the following for capture ethereal hangs:
> > 
> > 1. Update list of packets in real time
> > 2. Enable network name resolution.
> > 
> > Has anyone else seen this one?
> > 
> > If I don't select number 2 above, all is well.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks
> > -- 
> > Ernest L. Williams Jr. <ernesto ornl gov>
> 
> I haven't personally seen this, but I wonder if IPv6 has anything to do
> with it.  As root run:
> 
> echo "alias net-pf-10 off" >> /etc/modprobe.conf
> 
> Reboot and IPv6 is disabled. 
 Is there a bootline parameter instead?


>  May or may not help, but name resolution
> in Mozilla is all jacked up with v6 enabled. Perhaps the same is true of
> ethereal.
By the way tcpdump, works just fine with name resolution.



> 
> Wayne Steenburg
-- 
Ernest L. Williams Jr. <ernesto ornl gov>



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