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From: "Toke Høiland-Jørgensen" <notifications@github.com>
To: tohojo/flent <flent@noreply.github.com>
Cc: Subscribed <subscribed@noreply.github.com>
Subject: [Flent-users] Re: [tohojo/flent] irtt fails with IPv6 (wrong format) (#238)
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:10:42 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <tohojo/flent/issues/238/930581977@github.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <tohojo/flent/issues/238@github.com>

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j-breyer ***@***.***> writes:

> I found another workaround by setting up non-scoped IPv6 addresses on the hosts (e.g., `a::601` and `a::e02`).
> Then I added them to `/etc/hosts` with a related hostname, e.g., `a::601 mn.h1` and `a::e02 mn.h2`
> Running now `sudo flent rrul -p all_scaled -6 --local-bind mn.h1 -l 60 -H mn.h2 -o rrul_hosts6.pdf -v` gives Error free output.
> However, I noticed a different bug when using this:
> If a host contains an IPv4 as well as an IPv6 address in `/etc/hosts`, flent seems to always prefer the IPv4 entry. This results in the process either failing, because it tries an irtt connection from IPv4 to IPv6 address, or the above test runs the irtt connection completely in IPv4, ignoring the `-6` argument, if both devices can be resolved to an IPv4
> Maybe this is content for a separate Issue?

Yes, please open a separate issue. Flent uses the host name resolution
mechanism, so in the absence of -4/-6, it should prefer whatever the
host does. However, a -6 should override this, so if it doesn't that's a

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-29 22:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-27 12:36 [Flent-users] " j-breyer
2021-09-27 21:02 ` [Flent-users] " Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2021-09-27 21:34 ` j-breyer
2021-09-29  9:19 ` Pete Heist
2021-09-29 10:00 ` j-breyer
2021-09-29 12:39 ` Pete Heist
2021-09-29 14:57 ` j-breyer
2021-09-29 22:10 ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen [this message]
2021-09-29 22:12 ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2021-09-30 13:56 ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2021-09-30 14:11 ` j-breyer

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