World IPv6 Only Day.

Richard Patterson richard at
Thu Jun 9 03:56:26 UTC 2011

IPv6 has its own ethertype. (0x86DD)  see the list:
We've also encountered old IOSes that didn't forward Ethernet frames 
that contained IPv6 payload.

On 06/09/2011 03:37 PM, Paul Graydon wrote:
> Dumb question.. what does the switch (L2) have to do with IPv6 (L3), 
> or is it one of those 'somewhere in between the two' things?
> Paul
> On 6/8/2011 1:08 PM, fredrik danerklint wrote:
>> Well, that's another problem.
>> To make a long story short, the network (not mine and I don't have 
>> any kind of
>> control over that either) that my customers (including me) are using, 
>> did put
>> in new equipment (a switch) over a year ago and after that I lost my 
>> IPv6
>> connection that I had previously. That switch does not support IPv6 
>> it turns
>> out.

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