IPv6 at NANOG 39

Bernhard Schmidt berni at birkenwald.de
Sat Feb 3 20:31:00 CET 2007

Jeroen Massar wrote:

generally agreeing with Jeroen here, if the Abilene connectivity is bad 
then the Abilene connectivity should be improved, no tunnels be thrown.

> But it seems that, at least from .nl point of view, Gblx is doing
> something really strange there. A ~160ms hop increase from Amsterdam to
> the US. Normally such a hop is 80ms. Now either

This is because the meeting point between GBLX and Abilene seems to be 
at west coast, so traffic Europe<->East Coast is not running shortest 
possible way.

64 bytes from ping-losa.abilene.ucaid.edu: icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=185 ms
64 bytes from ping-wash.abilene.ucaid.edu: icmp_seq=1 ttl=49 time=252 ms


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