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Old 06-25-2007, 03:39 AM   #1
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Disabling IPv6

Hi !

Can anybody please tell me how to disable IPv6 from Fedora 7 ? I already tried both "alias net-pf-10 off" and "blacklist inet6" in /etc/modprobe.conf and /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist files respectively.

Thanks in Advance..

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Old 06-25-2007, 05:19 AM   #2
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... should work for FC7 as well.
NOTE: If there is a real problem which is solved by disabling IPv6, then that is not normal -- that means there is a bug either in Fedora or (more likely these days) a problem with the local network (or nameservers) which should be reported and fixed. If there's a real problem you should report the problem in Redhat bugzilla or to your ISP/network admin.
Old 06-25-2007, 05:36 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Simon Bridge
Hi Simon,

Thanks !

There was no such problem.I wanted to disable it as i am not using any v6 based IPs.

Thanks for the help...


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