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

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 09:04:08 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 3:29 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder at gmail.com> wrote:
>  net.ipv6.bindv6only = 1
> Wait, wasn't that changed back in netbase?  Well, yes, for _new_
> installs, but this is a conffile so it keeps the existing value
> for existing installations.

That sucks, IMO it should've been set to 0 before the file being removed.

> My own analysis is the same as before: relying on anything about
> the bindv6only setting is just asking for trouble.  lighttpd needs to
> set or clear the IPV6_V6ONLY option itself for ipv6 sockets, or
> autoconfigure correctly at runtime.

This bug was about Lighttpd relying on v6only = 1. So in your case it
should've worked.
Lighttpd actually sets v6only = 1 itself (AFAIK) now.
Could you try with a clean conf and post a strace of the error?


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