Docker 1.10 with ipv6 disabled via ipv6.disable=1 fails to start

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Issue

  • Docker 1.10 with ipv6 disabled via ipv6.disable=1 kernel parameter fails to start.
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster systemd[1]: Starting Docker Application Container Engine...
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: Forwarding stdin to journald using Priority Informational and tag docker
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:44.863571209+09:00" level=warning msg="devmapper: Usage of loopback devices is strongly discouraged for production use. Please use `--storage-opt dm.thinpooldev` or use `man docker` to refer to dm.thinpooldev section."
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:44.897119714+09:00" level=warning msg="devmapper: Base device already exists and has filesystem xfs on it. User specified filesystem  will be ignored."
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:44.921106225+09:00" level=info msg="[graphdriver] using prior storage driver \"devicemapper\""
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:44.923003866+09:00" level=info msg="Graph migration to content-addressability took 0.00 seconds"
  Jul 11 20:55:44 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:44.939033217+09:00" level=info msg="Firewalld running: true"
  Jul 11 20:55:45 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:45.081397004+09:00" level=info msg="Default bridge (docker0) is assigned with an IP address 172.17.0.0/16. Daemon option --bip can be used to set a preferred IP address"
  Jul 11 20:55:45 knakayam-ose32-smaster forward-journal[10503]: time="2016-07-11T20:55:45.213368479+09:00" level=fatal msg="Error starting daemon: Error initializing network controller: Error creating default \"bridge\" network: Failed to setup IP tables, cannot acquire Interface address: Interface docker0 has no IPv4 addresses"

Environment

  • Docker
    • 1.10
  • Kernel boot parameter ipv6.disable=1
  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 3.3 and earlier

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