[pkg-lighttpd] Bug#564556: lighttpd: can't bind to port: :: 80 Address already in use

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 13:07:17 UTC 2010


For the morbidly curious:

Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> The problem is that (why? I don't know, but that's a separate problem)
> the bindv6only sysctl is not enabled.  Enabling it fixes this.

I think the problem was that I compiled Linux with CONFIG_IPV6=m.

> Even better, lighttpd could set the IPV6_V6ONLY option itself
> and not rely on net.ipv6.bindv6only being set.

The next official version of lighttpd may do this [1], so our long
national nightmare might be over soon.


[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=560837#38

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