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Re: [opensuse] How do I prevent an interface getting an IPv6-address on boot-up?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 10:30:35 +0100
  • Message-id: <hc6ejr$4pt$3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Rodney Baker wrote:

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 19:02:14 Per Jessen wrote:
For PPPOE I need an ethernet interface that comes up on boot, but has
no IP-address - configuring this manually is no problem, but what
would I put in /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-ethX to get it started on

For now, I've got the following:


This makes the interface come up without an IPv4 address, but I still
get an IPv6 address assigned. I don't know if this causes a problem
for pppoe, but there must be a way of getting rid of it?


Yast Control Centre -> Network Devices -> Network Settings -> Global
Options, uncheck "Enable IPv6", reboot.

Of course this assumes that you don't want to use IPv6 at all.

Well, I _do_ want to use IPv6. :-(


Per Jessen, Zürich (9.1°C)

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