[ipxe-devel] DNS resolution runs into timeout

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Fri Dec 6 12:43:04 UTC 2013

On 06/12/13 10:34, Sven Dreyer wrote:
> Accessing HTTP URLs with hostnames fail, HTTP URLs with IP addresses
> work. This applies to both dhcpd's "filename" directive as well as to
> scripting (e.g. "chain http://foo.bar/script.ipxe").
> According to git-bisect, the first bad commit is
> 6248894f52b5794970292ea40f68fe0c892eafec ([dns] Add support for
> resolving IPv6 addresses via AAAA records).
> In my local network, I use IPv4 and IPv6. IPv4 is assigned via
> isc-dhcpd, IPv6 via radvd and wide-dhcpv6-server.
> The hostnames in question resolve to IPv4 A records. There are no IPv6
> AAAA entries for them.
> If there is anything I can help with, feel free to ask.

Could you let me know the result of

   show dns
   show dns6

and, if you have time, the output from a build with DEBUG=dns when 
attempting to fetch a URL with a hostname?



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