Fwd: Re: persistent slow loading in Konqueror

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at kdemail.net
Tue Jan 25 14:27:44 GMT 2005

Jason Keirstead wrote:
>I am just interested in getting rid of this "Set this unknown
> environment variable and it speeds up the whole desktop for most
> people" behaviour.
>In reality, hardly anyone uses IPv6 currently. And there are many flawed
> DNS servers out there (apparantly, my Linksys router is one, as is the
> one at my office).
>Why can't we have a checkbox in KControl "Enable IPv6 lookups" that
> defaults to unchecked?

Because I don't want to default to non-IPv6 behaviour. Either it's 
automatically detected, or it's enabled. Disabled is not an option for 

To turn it off, in Linux systems, all you'd have to do would be add the 
following line to /etc/modprobe.conf (or /etc/modules.conf for Linux 
kernels < 2.6):

	alias net-pf-10 off

That's all. That turns all of IPv6 off.
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