Re: Is there any way to turn off IPv6 in the stock Debian 2.6.30 kernel without recompiling?
On Sep 9, 2009, at 12:04 AM, Kelly Clowers wrote:
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 15:03, Rick Thomas<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
The 2.6.30 kernel seems to have ipv6 turned on and compiled-in --
i.e. not a
Does this make it impossible to turn off IPv6? Or am I missing
in /etc/sysctl.conf ought to do it.
likewise "ipv6.disable=1" as a kernel option or
"echo 1 >/proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6" on the CLI
Not tested, however, and Ubuntu recently had a bug that stopped
this from working
A variation on that turned the trick.
I had to do
When I used "all" instead of "eth0" "ssh -X" didn't work properly when
I ssh'ed to the host in question. It complained about not being able
to open the display. And "env | grep DISPLAY" showed nothing.
Bug or feature? How does turning off ipv6 change the behavior of sshd
with regards to X11forwarding? And why!!??
Curiouser and curiouser, cried Alice!
PS: I don't know why I didn't see the "disable_ipv6" option before.
I looked in /proc/sys/net/ipv6 for anything that might be useful, but
somehow overlooked the obvious... Oh well! It's good to have others
to talk to when you're like that.