Bug#556967: closed by Ben Hutchings ( Bug#556967: IPv6 is not compiled as module)
On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 10:07 +0100, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
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> Am Mi den 18. Nov 2009 um 21:33 schrieb Debian Bug Tracking System:
> > Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 20:26:34 +0000
> > From: Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > Maybe the Severity is to low rated as that is a security bug!
> > >
> > > The IPv6 support is not compiled as module than fix in the kernel. So
> > > there is no way to switch IPv6 off.
> > [...]
> > This is not true. You can add ipv6.disable=1 to the command line.
> Ok, then there is a workaround, thanks.
> But the bug is not solved as there is no reason to compile ipv6
> integrated in the kernel. More over the ipv6.disable is not documented.
It's documented as a module parameter in
Documentation/networking/ipv6.txt. When modular code is built-in, its
module parameters become kernel command line parameters.
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