[CentOS] Disabling IPv6 in Centos 4.x Experiences

Sun Sep 10 18:27:24 UTC 2006
Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>

> Hi there,
> While I was looking "how to disable ipv6 under centos" I have found a
> gazzillion pages about how to do it and some of then even list things that i
> am not sure where they came from, so for the record I list most of them here
> in case someone else need them.
> Some of the methods involved the direct modification of system scripts, and
> I am against that so I wont list them here (removing the entire section of
> ipv6 calls in IFUP is not a good idea).
> How to disable ipv6 support in Centos 4.x
> Pick any method, a combo or all of them
> Method 1, add the line:
> alias net-pf-10 off
> to the /etc/modprobe.conf

I use method 1 successfully.