I always have two IPv6 addresses even though I have deactivated everything in the matter and have taken from the config what can this be?

br-lan    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr  ********************************
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: ********************************Scope:Link
          inet6 addr: ******************************** Scope:Link
          RX packets:3596 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:2720 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:425951 (415.9 KiB)  TX bytes:357095 (348.7 KiB)

You edited the first part of your IP (which helps to see what type they are) but I'm guessing one is a fe80: (link local) and the other one is something like fdxx: etc.

Both are locally configured ones.


Both are link local addresses, nothing else you can do there.


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I have completely disabled ipv6 then even local ones should not be awarded anymore?

so if I disable ipv6 on any linux distribution will not assign local ipv6 addresses is this different?

Fully disabling ipv6 is not a supported configuration anymore. The link local addresses are not causing any harm to be there.

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