trying to disable IPv6 to fix dns resolution

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Fri Mar 9 01:46:46 UTC 2007


Hikaru Amano wrote:
> this is one crazy problem i'm having
> 
> plenty of my apps resolved addresses to 1.0.0.0 ... after some
> googling I found out that i need to disable IPv6 ... but I didnt
> select to enable it in the first place .. @ system-config-network IPv6
> for the device is not checked etc .. but ifconfig output still showing
> the device has an IPv6 address ..
> 
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:11:25:42:C6:0C
>          inet addr:192.168.1.3  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
>          inet6 addr: fe80::211:25ff:fe42:c60c/64 Scope:Link
> 
> I'm using rawhide .. inserting
> """
> alias net-pf-10 off
> alias ipv6 off
> """
> in modprobe.conf causes my computer to hang with caps-lock blinking
> when starting up the "network" service ..
> 

take those lines out and add:

install ipv6 /bin/true




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