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



On Monday 06 October 2008, 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

Thanks.  I put that in, and re-assigned the index numbers to re-order the hd 
stuff too.

Rebooted, the ipv6 is gone and bringing up eth0 is faster, but the drives are 
still out of order.  Labels make it work anyway, so I suppose its a shrug.

Thank you.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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