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




	Hi.

On Sat, May 25, 2019 at 06:46:07AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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".
> > >
> > > 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.
> 
> You're about 25 years out of date reco, The software is amanda, the 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.

And what makes you blame IPv6 for this?

Reco