[Jaunty] [PATCH 0/2] SRU: Fix administratively turn off ipv6

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Thu Aug 6 13:59:31 UTC 2009


Leann Ogasawara wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 15:49 +0100, Stefan Bader wrote:
>> SRU Justification:
>>
>> Impact: The method to disable IPV6 in Jaunty does not work, which does not 
>> allow systgem administrators to disable it on specific systems.
>>
>> Fix: Patch from upstream which fixes the disable_ipv6 method.
>>
>> Testcase: Try to disable ipv6 for a system with
>> echo 1 >/proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6
> 
> After speaking with Jamie, it seems the upstream commit
> fe7ca2e1e847b65c12d245cbf402af89da96888a 'IPv6: add "disable" module
> parameter support to ipv6.ko' is preferable to what was originally
> applied.  The following patches will revert the original "ipv6: Fix
> incorrect disable_ipv6 behavior" patch and cherry-pick the 'IPv6: add
> "disable" module parameter support to ipv6.ko' upstream patch.
> 
> The following changes since commit 261ff3e2a752d546a3cb38e632770315f2c7aedd:
>   Brian Haley (1):
>         ipv6: Fix incorrect disable_ipv6 behavior
> 
> are available in the git repository at:
> 
>   git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ogasawara/ubuntu-jaunty.git lp351656
> 
> Brian Haley (1):
>       IPv6: add "disable" module parameter support to ipv6.ko
> 
> Leann Ogasawara (1):
>       Revert "ipv6: Fix incorrect disable_ipv6 behavior"
> 
>  Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt |    4 +--
>  Documentation/networking/ipv6.txt      |   35 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  net/ipv6/addrconf.c                    |   21 ++++++------------
>  net/ipv6/af_inet6.c                    |   21 ++++++++++++++----
>  4 files changed, 59 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 Documentation/networking/ipv6.txt
> 
Applied. Thanks




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