Ubuntu Linux - Suggestions needed

Soininen Jonne (NSN FI/Espoo) jonne.soininen at nsn.com
Tue Apr 3 11:10:05 CEST 2007


How do you know if it just was a domain with no AAAA instead of a failure in
the network?

I think Remi's proposal not quering for AAAA if you just have link-local
should work. It also would be rather safe.



On 4/3/07 11:15 AM, "ext Mikael Karlsson" <mikael at karlsson.com> wrote:

> Andrew Alston skrev:
>> a.) Not impact of fallback / resolution speeds on non-v6 enabled networks,
>> networks that filter v6 responses, and points where there are cheap dsl
>> routers that force a timeout on a request of a quad-a record rather than
>> returning NXDOMAIN
>> b.) Not force the user to have to answer questions as to whether or not they
>> want v6 (they say a user mustn't be prompted)
>> c.) Leave IPv6 enabled by default, or get it to auto-enable on v6 compatible
>> networks.
> How about trying to resolve AAAA and A for ubuntu.com and if AAAA fails,
> disable ipv6.
> "Your firewall seems horribly broken, I will disable ipv6 for now"
> /Mikael

Jonne Soininen
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