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On many systems, now, I've had to disable IPv6- SUSE 9, and Fedora Core 2 both support IPv6.

This means that "AAAA" DNS lookups are the first out the door, and after 4 timeouts at 5 seconds apart, I can finally get the "A" lookup that resolves "" to

There's a fix to the problem:

One source tells us that we can write:

echo "alias net-pf-10 off" >> /etc/modprobe.conf

...and get it fixed on Fedora Core 2.

It says you need to reboot- is that really true? Is there a way to do it without a reboot? Any modprobe trickiness possible?

I've forgotten the SUSE 9 fix to take out IPv6 support, I remember that it was similar, but slightly different.

-- User:LionKimbro