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Re: internet slow with kernel 2.6

On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 23:24, Frank Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday 30 September 2004 10:10, Eric Gaumer wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 00:31, Arne Caspari wrote:
> > > Does anybody know how IPv6 can be disabled in Debian correctly (
> > > something like dpkg-reconfigure... )? I used some hack in my startup
> > > scripts to make things work IIRC.
> >
> > You should be able to disable it via /etc/modutils/aliases
> That might not be enough. For me, sshd was listening on IPv6 ports, so loading 
> the ipv6 module. To stop this, I uncommented the line "ListenAddress" 
> which causes sshd to only listen on IPv4 ports.
I read somewhere that you should add the following line...

install ipv6 /bin/true
#alias net-pf-10 off            # IPv6

... rather than uncommenting the alias line. The manpage claims this
would run /bin/true rather than loading the module.

I haven't tested it though.

Eric Gaumer <gaumerel@ecs.fullerton.edu>

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