Ip rule: address family not supported by protocol

# ip -4 rule
RTNETLINK answers: Address family not supported by protocol
Dump terminated
# ip -6 rule
0:	from all lookup local
32766:	from all lookup main

  • system: "aarch64-linux"
  • host os: Linux 5.1.8, NixOS, 19.09pre182429.98e3b90b6c8 (Loris)
  • multi-user?: yes
  • sandbox: yes
  • version: nix-env (Nix) 2.2.2
  • channels(root): "nixos-19.09pre182429.98e3b90b6c8"
  • nixpkgs: /nix/var/nix/profiles/per-user/root/channels/nixos

Background

I set up wireguard with networking.wg-quick and the unit fails.

3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: [#] ip -4 rule add not fwmark 51820 table 51820
3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: RTNETLINK answers: Address family not supported by protocol
3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: RTNETLINK answers: Address family not supported by protocol
3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: Dump terminated
3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: RTNETLINK answers: Address family not supported by protocol
3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: Dump terminated
3l7hb4ljp9gmi65ik2ckckyqki96w04a-unit-script-wg-quick-wg0-start[10363]: [#] ip link delete dev wg0
systemd[1]: wg-quick-wg0.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=2/INVALIDARGUMENT
systemd[1]: wg-quick-wg0.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
systemd[1]: Failed to start wg-quick WireGuard Tunnel - wg0.
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Hi @mth, thanks for the bug report.

I just remembered that there’s already an GitHub issue and added a comment there:

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