Disabling IPV6 In Fedora

Dawes, Stephen Stephen.Dawes at calgary.ca
Wed Oct 31 09:40:25 EDT 2007

At the console level, logged in as root, run setup. You will get a menu.
Arrow down to network. In the new menu that opens, arrow down to ip6 and
un-check it. A check is indicated by a *.

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Subject: Re: Disabling IPV6 In Fedora

I know in the installation you can choose to use IPV6 or not. Is it in


On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 09:42 -0400, Daniel C wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am trying to figure out how to disable the use of IPV6. when I do an

> ifconfig, this is what I get:
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:13:20:0B:E6:16  
>           inet addr:  Bcast: 
> Mask:
>           inet6 addr: fe80::213:20ff:fe0b:e616/64 Scope:Link
>           UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>           RX packets:20707 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:11950 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
>           RX bytes:19328766 (18.4 MiB)  TX bytes:1192704 (1.1 MiB)
> lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
>           inet addr:  Mask:
>           inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
>           UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
>           RX packets:12 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:12 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
>           RX bytes:760 (760.0 b)  TX bytes:760 (760.0 b)
> Any help would be appreciated.
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