> This machine has no IPV6 routes in its routing table and no IPV6
> addresses configured on its interfaces. The kernel has full IPV6
> facilities. Except that on startup, rc, ifconfig, route, sysctl and
> friends are set to not configure [or remove] any IPV6 parameters.
> Calling named as follows solves the problem:
> /usr/local/bind951b1/sbin/named -c /dev/null -g -4
> And 100% of queries work. As opposed to anywhere from 0% to 100%
> before. As to why this solves it, I've no idea why at the moment.

I know you say there are no IPv6 addresses but what does
"ifconfig -a" and "netstat -rn" return?

Mark Andrews, ISC
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