Disable IPv6 by default.

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at hi.is
Thu Sep 13 14:36:28 UTC 2007

Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> On Thursday 13 September 2007 9:17:57 am Chuck Anderson wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 02:09:02PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>>> Let's disable IPv6 by default and let the user enable it.
>> Why?  Is it causing a problem for you?
>> IPv6 deployment is a chicken-and-egg problem.  Everything Fedora can
>> do to be proactive about encouraging its use should be applauded.  One
>> day we will eventually need it, and if we don't work out the wrinkles
>> now, we'll be in trouble later.  Windows Vista has it enabled by
>> default.  So should Fedora.
> I use ipv6 daily.  why should i go through extra steps when having both 
> enabled does not hurt people with ipv4 only connections?
> Dennis
Why should it be turned on for you and the few others that are using it?

Best regards
              Johann B.

Jóhann B. Guðmundsson. RHCE,CCSA
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Johann B. Gudmundsson. RHCE,CCSA
Unix System Engineer.
IT Management.
Reiknistofnun University of Iceland.
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