IPv6 routing /48s

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 11:47:11 CST 2008


On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Michael Sinatra
<michael at rancid.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> On 11/18/08 9:26 AM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 9:02 PM, Nathan Ward <nanog at daork.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>    I wish them good luck in reaching the DNS root servers.
>>>  They are in "critical infrastructure" space, which is a single /32 with
>>
>> traceroute6 to the ISC's v6 allocation(s) for f-root ... (from inside
>> 701) oh, not working...
>> traceroute6 to ipv6.google.com from inside 701, oh... not working either.
>>
>> vzb's v6 table is far from complete :( which is pretty painful.
>
> And it just reinforces the fear that people have against putting AAAA
> records in DNS for their publicly-accessible resources, especially www.

if you want v6 adoption... latency, path length, jitter, performance
all should closely match v4 specs. Expecting a US customer to be 'ok'
with 300ms to reach a US site 30 miles (as the crow flies) via
Germany... not good.

V6 so far doesn't have the same $$ and interest from the 'user' so
it's not being optomized yet. Or so it seems.

-chris




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