Percona 5.6 Alpha - Cannot start mysql

I cannot start the mysql daemon on my box after installing Percona 5.6. Alpha 61.

130213 13:11:20 [Warning] /usr/sbin/mysqld: unknown variable 'loose-validate_password_dictionary_file=/usr/share/dictionary.txt’130213 13:11:20 [Note] Server hostname (bind-address): ‘*’; port: 3306130213 13:11:20 [Note] - ‘::’ resolves to ‘::’;130213 13:11:20 [ERROR] Failed to create a socket for IPv6 ‘::’: errno: 97.130213 13:11:20 [ERROR] Can’t create IP socket: Address family not supported by protocol130213 13:11:20 [ERROR] Aborting

The errors indicate something to do with networking, etc. I have IPv6 turned off and removed from /etc/hosts file. (I removed it as a test and still the same thing happens)

No firewall is on
SELINUX disabled
Percona 5.5 works perfectly fine on this box


I had to edit the /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/modprobe.conf and /etc/sysconfig/network to reflect use of IPv6 anges-in-5-6-6-affect-you/

You could have used bind-address with an ipv4 address.