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Re: [PATCH rhel6-branch] Disable ipv6 on target system when using noipv6 option (#735791)

On 02/06/2012 08:27 PM, Brian C. Lane wrote:
On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 03:43:45PM +0100, Radek Vykydal wrote:
The option can be set in boot command line, in kickstart file using network
command, and in loader UI. The option takes effect only if there is no device
with configured ipv6.

Resolves: rhbz#735791
Wouldn't it be better to have this behave the same way noipv6 works for
kickstart instead of having 2 different ways to disable it?

I don't understand what you mean.

We have
- noipv6 boot option
- network --noipv6 kickstart command option
- checkbox for ipv6 support in Configure TCP/IP loader screen

Currently they just mean no ipv6 configuration in ifcfg file.
The new behaviour should prevent also kernel ipv6 autoconfiguration
by disabling the kernel module (which is the RFE).
This will only happen if no device was configured for ipv6.


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