disable igmp in linux PC without compiling kernel

i want to disable IGMP on my linux PC. I do not want to compile kernel module for this.
is there any way to do this ???

like setting a configuration in file or
updating interface settings etc. ?
mukund_mahajanAsked:
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expert1010Commented:
Hi,

Check with:
sysctl net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_all

If 0 then:
echo "1" > net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_all

You might want to check this also.
sysctl -a | egrep accept_redirects
sysctl net.ipv4.icmp_ignore_bogus_error_responses
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expert1010Commented:
Argh. Sorry. Read icmp instead of igmp.
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expert1010Commented:
Sorry about this. To little coffe.

You might be able to get away with this:

echo "0" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/igmp_max_memberships
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expert1010Commented:
I found an old document that said that you should have 0 on both membership and filters for igmp to disable it.

This should do then.

echo "0" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/igmp_max_memberships
echo "0" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/igmp_max_msf
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mukund_mahajanAuthor Commented:
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