Paul Goyette <paul%whooppee.com@localhost> writes: > On Sun, 12 Aug 2012, Greg Troxel wrote: > >>> Disable in which way? >>> >>> Remove INET6 from kernel? yes, that works. >>> >>> Remove tcp6 and udp6 from netconfig? No, that doesn't work. (It also >>> is not sufficient for nfsd ...) >> >> Why are you trying to disable IPv6? Lots of things listen on 127.0.0.1 >> and ::1 both, and I don't see the harm. >> >> (I'm not saying you shouldn't, and that there shouldn't be flags to >> disable v6 for various problems, but it seems like you are solving a >> non-problem.) > > The problem is that I'm not ready to run a full IPv6 system, with > globally routed addresses, until I've actually figured it all out. I > want to take baby steps. > > So, until I am ready, /etc/netconfig will have only IPv4 entries, and > I don't want nfsd or its friends listening on IPv6! I don't see any problem from listening on ::1 while you don't have global addresses. I would just add firewall rules if you're paranoid. Of course, if you're paranoid, you wouldn't run nfs.
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