[CentOS] Kernel is not compiled with IPv6 support?

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Jul 10 21:03:39 UTC 2008

Sean Carolan wrote:
>> Yep. They are there. So what is the 'proper' method to get them out (other
>> than using VI and deleteing the lines?)?
> I would comment them out and add another comment like this:
> # Un-comment these to disable ipv6
> #alias net-pf-10 off
> #alias ipv6 off
> You will need to reboot the server to enable the changes.  IIRC, ipv6
> is not a module that you can load or unload anytime like a network or
> sound card driver.
OK. This worked. Thanks!

Since I was SSHed into the boxes, I could not test ifconfig (down then 
up!). service network restart did not do the job, I had to reboot the 
boxes (one's my repo server the other a NAS, so both could be bounced).

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