Solaris 10 10/08 Release Notes

Command ping -v Does Not Work on IPv6 Addresses (4984993)

The command ping -v fails when the command is applied to addresses that use Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). The following error message is displayed:

ping: setsockopt IPV6_RECVRTHDRDSTOPTS Invalid argument

Workaround: None. To obtain the same ICMP packet information that ping -v provides, use the snoop command.