[clug] Debian testing and IPv6

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Fri May 27 00:53:08 GMT 2005

On 27 May 2005, Bob Edwards <Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au> wrote:

> alias net-pf-10 ipv6
> to
> alias net-pf-10 off


> Disabling IPv6 may also improve performance as some services will
> attempt to reverse-lookup addresses against an IPv6 DNS server, which
> may not exist, requiring a timeout to occur.

On machines where you can't disable ipv6 (e.g. don't have root), you 
can set network.dns.disableIPv6=false in mozilla and related programs.


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