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




Thomas Cameron wrote:
> 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?
>>
> 
> What happens if you add:
> 
> install ipv6 /bin/true
> 
> to /etc/modprobe.conf?  Forgive me if that doesn't work, I don't have a
> Fedora box to play with at the moment, only RHEL 5.
> 
> TC
> 

I think a reboot may be necessary for this change to work.

Phil


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