Turning off ipv6
gayleard at eircom.net
Wed Feb 10 14:10:25 UTC 2010
Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> To disable ipv6 on F12 on the next reboot just add the line
>> net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1
>> to your /etc/sysctl.conf file.
>> To disable it right away issue the command
>> sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1
> Thank you. That looks like the Right Way (tm) to do it.
As a matter of interest,
why do you prefer this to modifying ifcfg-eth?
in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ ,
which was suggested earlier?
Do both work, I wonder?
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