3ffe, was: 6to4 strangeness
Iljitsch van Beijnum
iljitsch at muada.com
Tue Feb 14 18:44:14 CET 2006
On 14-feb-2006, at 18:30, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>> This means that for them, or rather, their 6to4 gateway, my
>> 2001:1af8::/32 address is unreachable, but 3ffe:2500::/32 works. WTF?
> I guess that "foot in the grave", zombie IPv6 network
> prefix 3ffe:: is -NOT- going to go quietly into that
> good night. :) dispite administrative efforts to kill
> it off.
> i'd recommend that you never try to reach anything using the 3ffe
> space ever again, since you don't want to believe its being
Yes, that makes sense. Do away with what works and switch to what
doesn't. (Granted, just in this particular case, but still.)
On a completely unrelated note: as I said before, I'm keeping my
6bone prefix and have it published in the DNS for at least
www.muada.com until it doesn't work anymore. This is a small protest
against the nonsensical "we invented something new for no good
reason, now go spend lots of money implementing it" * attitue that
prevails within the IETF from time to time.
I am of course in no way recommending this for production stuff.
* The most egregious example of this is of course the whole
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