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Re: safe to remove IPV6 from kernel?



On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 22:53 -0400, Stan Bubrouski wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 22:28, Warren Togami wrote:
> > Stan Bubrouski wrote:
> > > Quick query, as the title suggests I'm wondering if its safe to remove
> > > ip6 from kernel in FC2 + devel?
> > > 
> > 
> > This is not a topic suitable for fedora-devel-list, because you appear 
> > to be doing something unsupported for yourself and would not otherwise 
> 
> So I'd be alone in having no use for ipv6?  doubtful.
> 
> > contribute any improvement value to development of the Fedora Project. 
> 
> So you feel this question is of no value?  Lot's of people have no use
> for ipv6 at this point in time.  People rebuild kernels all the time and
> ask questions here.  How is this any different?

Ummm, because it's compiled as a module so you are free to not load it
without a kernel recompile.

To prevent the autoloading, run the command:

echo "NETWORKING_IPV6=no" >> /etc/sysconfig/network

Have a good day.

Dax Kelson



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