On Nov 18, 2004, at 21:36, Michael Richardson wrote:
Jon> And non-ISPs [the folks whom some think IPv6 can successfully
Jon> be deployed w/out help from the ISPs] get them exactly how?
a) from their ISP. IPv6 contains no provider-independant addressing
at this point.
Well, clearly, this policy needs some significant work. Please read
what I wrote --- we're *assuming* the ISP doesn't support IPv6 and will
"catch up" later when it's clear that they ought to.
b) by using 6to4, they get their own /48.
If your ISP doesn't have IPv6, then they won't have addresses, so
you'll need a tunnel solution anyway. 6to4 is very good for this.
Well this sounds a bit more promising. At home, behind Comcast,
there's nary an IPv6 address to be found [beyond the link-local ones I
One successful method that I've used is to get a tunnel from he.net,
set up the BGP listening, and use that tunnel for all 2001: addresses.
Run your own 6to4 converter at the edge.
(Better to get a geographically significant tunnel, which I do
These tunnels don't *require* BGP, do they?
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