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Jan 072010

Disable IPv6 in Linux


To disable IPv6 during boot time.

1. edit /boot/grub/menu.lst

# sudo vi /boot/grub/menu.lst

2. append the following line at the end of your targeted kernel, save the file.


3. Restart your system and verify to see it is now disabled (The following command should return nothing)

# ip a | grep inet6

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