The IPv6 protocol

modulename: ipv6.ko
configname: CONFIG_IPV6

Linux Kernel Configuration
└─> Networking support
└─> Networking options
└─> The IPv6 protocol

Support for IP version 6 (IPv6).

For general information about IPv6, see
For specific information about IPv6 under Linux, see
Documentation/networking/ipv6.txt and read the HOWTO at

To compile this protocol support as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called ipv6.

source code: