Re: Turning off ipv6

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On Tue, 2010-02-09 at 22:24 -0800, Paul Allen Newell wrote:
> inode0 wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Tom H <[email protected]> wrote:
> >   
> >> Blacklisting ipv6 may not be enough to disable it completely; ipv6 can
> >> still be loaded with insmod/modprobe.
> >>
> >> If you add
> >> install ipv6 /bin/true
> >> to the blacklist entry, it will not load at all.
> >>     
> >
> > I think insmod will still load it even in that case although modprobe
> > won't. It is too much a pain to get rid of that I don't really want to
> > test that tonight.
> >
> > John
> >   
> Doesn't killing it in ifcfg-eth0 do the job of preventing ipv6 from 
> being considered for any and all intranet and interet communication?

No doubt, but I prefer to leave such low-level scripts alone and not
worry about having to maintain them in future upgrades.


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