Disable IPv6 by default.

Jima jima at beer.tclug.org
Thu Sep 13 18:44:59 UTC 2007

On Thu, 13 Sep 2007, John Reiser wrote:
> Simo Sorce wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 09:43 -0700, John Reiser wrote:
>>> IPv6 service currently is not available to the vast majority of
>>> residential DSL and cable customers in the US.
>> Since when Fedora turned out to be a US-only distribution?
>> Let me know, I may change my mind on a few things ...
> I didn't claim Fedora was US-only.  I did point out a large group
> of Fedora users who have no effective access to IPv6.  For such
> users, leaving IPv6 enabled is a security risk.  Fedora should
> make it easy (perhaps even the default) to *propagate* "Disable IPv6"
> from the anaconda installer into the resulting installed system.

  That's an incomplete argument; even people in the US can get tunnelled 
IPv6 access via various tunnel brokers.
  What's so scary about IPv6, anyway?  Anything that justifies blowing off 
all the efforts many people have made at maturing the standard?


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