[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#518667: Bug#518667: samba: smbd doesn't listen on ipv4

Alexander Beisig alexander.beisig at gmx.de
Sat Mar 7 21:40:36 UTC 2009

Steve Langasek schrieb:
> On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 09:15:49PM +0100, Alexander Beisig wrote:
>> Oops, ok.  So, since my ipv6 knowledge is obviously still limited, is  
>> there a simple way to turn off the ipv6 support in smb.conf?
> You may or may not get the results you want using 'interfaces =' and 'bind
> interfaces only = yes'.  There's generally no reason to disable ipv6
> specifically, however - the above is the standard procedure for limiting the
> interfaces your server is listening on, but if you don't *have* any ipv6
> addresses, it really shouldn't matter.

I see.  So the real question would be:  Why does my eth0 have an ipv6 
address, even though I don't (want to) use ivp6 on my LAN, and my ISP 
doesn't support it?  Maybe I should disable the ipv6 kernel module.
Of course, all this has nothing to do with Samba.  Thank you for the 

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