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Re: [SLE] Turning off IPv6
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 03:33:05 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505090333.05333.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 09 May 2005 03:24, Michael James wrote:
> What does one do (to modules.conf?) to turn off IPv6 completely?

In a 2.4 kernel system you would put

alias ipv6 off

in modules.conf

In a 2.6 kernel system you would put

install ipv6 /bin/true

in modprobe.conf.local

Don't forget to run "depmod -a" afterwards. Also, you may have to reboot the
system, since it's rather difficult to unload the ipv6 module

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