Ubuntu Linux - Suggestions needed

Jonathan McDowell noodles at earth.li
Tue Apr 3 10:16:06 CEST 2007

On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 01:11:45PM +0800, Trent Lloyd wrote:
> Roger Jorgensen wrote:
> >Uh, I´ve only had problem with ubuntu on IPv6 enabled network with 
> >really slow fallback to IPv4, none on IPv4 only network. It do sound 
> >to me like there are something else that is broken the way ubuntu & co 
> >do things. Never had any issues like this on any other machines, FBSD, 
> >old installation with really old patches to get IPv6, Mac OSX, RedHat 
> >with V6 enabled etc... just acting wierd.
> >
> It's purely a function of totally broken DSL/Cable/Wireless/etc routers 
> that do silly things when looking up AAAA records, to date I have seen
> * Returning an A record of
> * Timing out (not responding at all)

I've seen a particularly broken consumer router (don't know the model
unfortunately) return the first 32 bits of the AAAA as an A record.


Funny how life imitates LSD.

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