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Re: safe to remove IPV6 from kernel?



On Sun, 23 May 2004, Dax Kelson wrote:

> 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

The scripts look like they try to do that, but it doesn't actually work.  
With "NETWORKING_IPV6=no" in /etc/sysconfig/network, the IPv6 module still
autoloads and link-local addresses are still automagically assigned.

I've not yet had time to investigate and see why it's not working.

later,
chris



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