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Re: IPv6 support for com/net zones on October 19, 2004
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, Niels Bakker wrote: > > * [email protected] (Carlos Friacas) [Thu 28 Oct 2004, 13:38 CEST]: > > From AS1930 (Portugal, Europe): [it works...] > > > > ;; Query time: 544 msec > > ;; SERVER: 2001:503:231d::2:30#53(2001:503:231d::2:30) > > ;; WHEN: Thu Oct 28 12:11:40 2004 > > ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 504 > > > > ;; Query time: 547 msec > > ;; SERVER: 2001:503:a83e::2:30#53(2001:503:a83e::2:30) > > ;; WHEN: Thu Oct 28 12:43:23 2004 > > ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 504 > > Query times using IPv6 seem significantly higher than those for IPv4 to > both a and b.gtld-servers.net, but as far as you can trust traceroute it > doesn't seem as if the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses for each host end up in > wildly different places... > > Anyone else care to comment? The hop count is suspiciously lower for > IPv6 than for IPv4, and has twice the latency (coming from Europe too). > But again, this is traceroute `wisdom'. Yes. Definitely there are tunnels in the path... For now, i dont care about query times, i only wish to guarantee reachability. The next phase will only happen when *more* tier-1s start to sell ipv6 transit on the same basis they sell ipv4 transit for years. > -- Niels. > > -- > Today's subliminal thought is: > ./Carlos -------------- http://www.ip6.fccn.pt/nativeRCTS2.html Wide Area Network (WAN) Workgroup, CMF8-RIPE, CF596-ARIN FCCN - Fundacao para a Computacao Cientifica Nacional http://www.fccn.pt "Internet is just routes (140068/465), naming (millions) and... people!"