DragonFly now has IPV6 routed

Sly Midnight slymidnight at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 4 19:31:43 PDT 2013

IPv6 connectivity is still a commendable effort and I for one applaud 
you.  I had been running a Hurricane Electric tunnel from a FreeBSD and 
then OpenBSD firewall I have setup at home since 2010. Now I run off of 
Comcast's direct IPv6 setup which isn't as customizable as HE's IPv6 
tunnels but it is native non-tunneled traffic at peak speed and appears 
to be working reliably for me.

I appreciate all efforts made towards improving IPv6 in all of the BSDs 
and Linux.  A number of my favorite sites have been live on IPv6 for a 
couple or more years now including www.freebsd.org www.fedoraproject.org 
and of course our favorite www.google.com. However I just noticed you 
beat even OpenBSD in the race to get the homepage live on IPv6!

Thanks again Matt, for your effort in getting that done.  IPv6 is the 
future and we need to get used to it.
Reilly Hall

On 09/04/2013 07:49 PM, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :leaf.dragonflybsd.org has address
> :leaf.dragonflybsd.org has IPv6 address 2001:470:1:43b:1::68
> :
> :ssh leaf.dragonflybsd.org gives an IPv6 connection.
> :
> :2001:470:... is Hurricane Electric. I know because I have a tunnel with
> :Tunnelbroker. But leaf has the address on igb0, whereas zyxomma has it on
> :gif0.
> :
> :My henet startup script is working, except for one oddity: I have to restart
> :it after booting, probably because it's being run in the wrong order. I should
> :post it.
>      The DragonFly machins are multi-homed.  They have both IPV4 and IPV6
>      internet-routable addresses.  So gif isn't really needed.
>      I expect various people will begin to bang the IPV6 stack into better
>      shape in coming months now that we have actual IPV6 connectivity to test
>      with.  Right now I'm just putting out the obvious fires to stabilize
>      the systems.
> :If you mean to keep the IPv6 addresses consistent with the IPv4 ones,
> :shouldn't it end in 44 (68 in hex)?
> :
> :Pierre
> :--
> :loi mintu se ckaji danlu cu jmaji
>      The address space is so big I'm going to waste some space to make
>      it more readable.
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon
> 					<dillon at backplane.com>

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