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Re: IPV6INIT=no, but does anyway on local network



On Saturday 04 October 2008, edwardspl ita org mo wrote:
>Hello,
>
>You are using IPv4 ( If IPv6 disabled )...
>
>Edward.
>
Agreed Edward, but when it doesn't show the ipv6 addresses at all, the 
interface is brought up in milliseconds, as opposed to the 5 second lag it 
has now.  That is the lag I would like to remove.

Thank you.

>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>Greetings;
>>
>>In /etc/sysconfig/ifcfg-eth0 I have the line as in the subject, but I note
>>that bringing up eth0, at a fixed ipv4 address in the 192.168 block, there
>> is about a 5 second pause doing it, and ifconfig does report what looks
>> like valid ipv6 addresses for both eth0 and lo.
>>
>>eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1F:C6:62:FC:BB
>>          inet addr:192.168.71.3  Bcast:192.168.71.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
>>          inet6 addr: fe80::21f:c6ff:fe62:fcbb/64 Scope:Link
>>          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>>          RX packets:52899 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>          TX packets:45100 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>>          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>>          RX bytes:34184438 (32.6 MiB)  TX bytes:26737247 (25.4 MiB)
>>          Interrupt:22 Base address:0xa000
>>
>>lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
>>          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
>>          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
>>          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
>>          RX packets:6888 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>          TX packets:6888 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>>          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
>>          RX bytes:16987249 (16.2 MiB)  TX bytes:16987249 (16.2 MiB)
>>
>>
>>How does one go about disabling that?



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