Comment 30 for bug 81057

Chris Frost (chris-frostnet) wrote :

I started encountering this bug on 2008/05/30 with exim in Ubuntu 8.04.

To connect to the smarthost, exim first causes an AAAA lookup.
(Oddly, an error response to this lookup that the name does not exist seems to cause my machine to repeat te AAAA lookup. Only when the server sends an empty response does my machine move on and ask for the A record.)
After the AAAA lookup(s) my machine sends an A lookup; the qwest actiontec nat box sends an A response of

Only my lo interface has an ipv6 address, and telnet, wget, and firefox do not generate AAAA lookups.tu