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Re: I need to totally stop ANY indication of ipv6 connectivity, how.




On Saturday 25 May 2019 06:32:59 am Reco wrote:

> 	Hi.
>
> On Sat, May 25, 2019 at 06:25:55AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Saturday 25 May 2019 05:54:46 am Reco wrote:
> > > 	Hi.
> > >
> > > On Sat, May 25, 2019 at 05:38:22AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > I have the following in /etc/sysctl.conf:
> > > >
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > >
> > > These are redundant:
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.eth0.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.eth1.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.ppp0.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > > > net.ipv6.conf.tun0.disable_ipv6 = 1
> > > >
> > > > but its not enough to stop this from ip a:
> > > > : eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc
> > > > : pfifo_fast state
> > > >
> > > > UP group default qlen 1000
> > > >     link/ether 00:1f:c6:62:fc:bb brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff <--ipv6
> > > > crap.
> > >
> > > No. That's MAC address of your NIC, hence "link/ether". IPv6
> > > entries start with "inet6".
> > >
> > > Reco
> >
> > Then the configure script in the amanda-master (3.5.1 tarball) I
> > just downloaded from salsa is in error.
>
> If the build system of a software depends on whenever builder has IPv6
> or not - that software is broken. I say more - if building a software
> requires network connectivity it's the reason not to use such software
> at all.
>
> Reco

You're about 25 years out of date reco, The software is amanda, the 
Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver. I've only been using 
it in various incarnations since 1998.  Its backing up 5 machines 
including this one, every night when its working.  It has not since I 
installed stretch 3 weeks ago.


Cheers, Gene Heskett
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