Re: how to turn off IPV6 in SuSE 9.1?

From: Cyberbear (
Date: 05/25/04

Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 18:58:53 -0600

On Mon, 24 May 2004 07:42:24 -0700, usenetpingdave wrote:

> Okay, got the fix. Replying to my own post so if someone
> else is having this problem, they can fix it.
> in /etc/modprobe.conf, right below this line:
> alias net-pf-10 ipv6
> add the following line:
> install ipv6 /bin/true
> Note: this fix is for SuSE 9.1, 2.6 kernel. The other fix from the
> SuSE website (link below) works on earlier versions of SuSE.
> credit for fix goes to w4rmc47, who posts on yahoo finance scox
> message board.
> cheers,
> Dave
Thanks for the tip, Dave.

I was wondering about this, since I had noticed slow name resolution on
some sites while using SuSE 9.1.

The fix seems to have made a difference, although I don't have any 'real'
measured data to prove anything. It sure seems more responsive on the
sites I visit a lot.


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