The "ipv6 disable=1" option does not seem to work on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 system

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Issue

  • Using instruction mentioned on this kbase : https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-8709 the following entry has been made in /etc/modprobe.d/ipv6.conf file :
options ipv6 disable=1
  • But this does not disable ipv6

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • dracut-network plugin

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