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



On Saturday 04 October 2008, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
>Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> writes:
>> How does one go about disabling that?
>
>Why, pray tell?
>
Because here, everything is on a 192.168.x.x address, fixed using host files 
for dns resolution.  Anything that doesn't resolve locally gets sent to 
192.168.X.1, which is a dd-wrt install which handles all the PPPoE stuffs to 
connect me to my adsl account.  A max of 4 live machines here certainly 
doesn't need the complexity of ipv6.

>IPv6 is just about the only way one can reach one's internal machines
>from the outside world when has a cheap ISP that hands out a single
>IPv4 address.

That is all I get from vz, and I have doubts they have anything setup that 
would forward an ipv6 query to my ipv4 address their quasi-dhcp issues.

>The 6to4 tunnel makes it trivial to set up IPv6. 
>(I run a static tunnel, but from my notes, I believe this is what I
>had to do to get the simple 6to4 tunnel working.)
>
>    echo "IPV6_DEFAULTDEV=tun6to4">> /etc/sysconfig/network
>    echo "NETWORKING_IPV6=yes"    >> /etc/sysconfig/network
>    echo "IPV6INIT=yes"    >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
>    echo "IPV6TO4INIT=yes" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
>
>-wolfgang
>--
>Wolfgang S. Rupprecht              http://www.full-steam.org/  (ipv6-only)
>         You may need to config 6to4 to see the above pages.



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