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Bug 1806860 - ping6 ff01::1 and ff02::1 return different value
Summary: ping6 ff01::1 and ff02::1 return different value
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: iputils
Version: 8.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: 8.0
Assignee: Jan Macku
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
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Reported: 2020-02-25 08:07 UTC by Jianlin Shi
Modified: 2021-07-26 07:30 UTC (History)
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Description Jianlin Shi 2020-02-25 08:07:54 UTC
Description of problem:
ping6 ff01::1 and ff02::1 return different value

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ping6 ff02::1 -c 1 -I lo
2. ping6 ff01::1 -c 1 -I lo

Actual results:
step 1 return 1
step 2 return 2

Expected results:
both steps should return the same value

Additional info:

[root@hp-dl380pg8-12 ~]# rpm -q iputils
[root@hp-dl380pg8-12 ~]# uname -a
Linux hp-dl380pg8-12.rhts.eng.pek2.redhat.com 4.18.0-181.el8.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Feb 20 18:05:29 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[root@hp-dl380pg8-12 ~]# ping6 ff02::1 -c 1 -I lo
ping6: Warning: source address might be selected on device other than lo.
PING ff02::1(ff02::1) from :: lo: 56 data bytes
ping: sendmsg: Network is unreachable

--- ff02::1 ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 0ms

[root@hp-dl380pg8-12 ~]# echo $?
[root@hp-dl380pg8-12 ~]# ping6 ff01::1 -c 1 -I lo
connect: Network is unreachable
[root@hp-dl380pg8-12 ~]# echo $?

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