IPv6

Matthew Petach mpetach at netflight.com
Sun Nov 21 17:06:01 CST 2010


On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 2:05 PM, George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com> wrote:
>>
>> Well,
>>
>> ipv6.ycpi.ops.yahoo.net has IPv6 address 2a00:1288:f006:1fe::1000
>> ipv6.ycpi.ops.yahoo.net has IPv6 address 2001:4998:f00b:1fe::1000
>> ipv6.ycpi.ops.yahoo.net has IPv6 address 2001:4998:f011:1fe::1000
>>
>> In my bgp I see only the first address, I don't see any path to two
>> others. Do you have the route to them?
>>
>
> I see two of them directly from yahoo : 2001:4998::/32 (that covers the
> last two IPs) but the first one comes to me via HE (2a00:1288::/32)
>
> You think many people are going to type the "v6" part of the URL
> considering most people when they get v6 won't even know if they have it
> or not?

Until all the routing kinks being mentioned are all worked, out, it's
probably somewhat intentional that the namespace is being
kept separate, so that v6-aware techies can help diagnose/debug
routing oddities, DNS lookup issues, and other gotchas *before*
the rest of the population is subjected to it.

Matt
(speaking only for himself, at the moment)




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