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Re: IPV6INIT=no, but does anyway on local network



On Sunday 05 October 2008, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
>Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> writes:
>> Because here, everything is on a 192.168.x.x address, fixed using host
>> files for dns resolution.
>
>I've got both local IPv4 addresses and IPv6 addresses in my /etc/hosts
>file.  Works just fine.  As for added complexity, it isn't really any
>more complex than adding a few config lines.  The rest is automatic.
>In a lot of ways it is much simpler than IPv4 because folks learned
>from their IPv4 mistakes and realized how important it was for IPv6 to
>automatically configure itself.
>
>> Anything that doesn't resolve locally gets sent to 192.168.X.1,
>> which is a dd-wrt install which handles all the PPPoE stuffs to
>> connect me to my adsl account.  A max of 4 live machines here
>> certainly doesn't need the complexity of ipv6.
>>
>> That is all I get from vz, and I have doubts they have anything setup that
>> would forward an ipv6 query to my ipv4 address their quasi-dhcp issues.
>
>I run openwrt here, but assume dd-wrt is similar.  I bet it possible
>to have dd-wrt router automatically forward all ipv6 addresses to the
>global tun6to4 gateways.  One wouldn't even need to have one's linux
>box (or boxes) establish a tunnel.  That way everything on your
>ethernet gets a working IPv6 address.  I believe this is also what
>Apple's WIFI hocky-puck ("airport") routers do.
>
dd-wrt has an enable-disable for ipv6, but nothing else of note.

>-wolfgang
>--
>Wolfgang S. Rupprecht              http://www.full-steam.org/  (ipv6-only)
>         You may need to config 6to4 to see the above pages.



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