Re: 2.4 and full ipv6 - will it happen?

From: Daniel Berlin (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 18:49:21 EST

On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, David S. Miller wrote:

> From: Thunder from the hill <>
> Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 17:34:51 -0600 (MDT)
> We're using it for years now. Works well, made me incredibly happy ever
> since. Just too cool thing.
> The keyword is "you", you are using is locally at your site.
> There are zero backbone ipv6 routers, everyone is still tunneling
> or has a custom network layout for their usage.

Errr, not quite:

>From a presentation entitled "Commercial IPV6 at Worldcom"
Page 6

   vBNS+ IPv6 Service Overview
   * Native (not tunneled) IPv6-over-ATM
   backbone since July 1998
   * Dedicated hardware (Cisco 4700s and a
   7507 with OC3/ATM) for IPv6 routing.
   * Full mesh of ATM PVCs among the IPv6
   * Backbone provider (pTLA) for the global

There are other backbone ipv6 routers, too, that are non-tunneled.


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