VM systems and IPv6?

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at niif.hu
Thu Mar 18 11:07:31 CET 2010

On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Phil Pennock wrote:

> Folks,
> How common is it these days to have people using Windows under VMs?
> How common is it for VM virtual bridges to somehow be breaking IPv6?
> I see another source of some of the broken machines in the stats that
> various people have published ...
> I've not previously played with VMs (I'm a latecomer).  Playing with
> Parallels 5 on a Mac, I couldn't get FreeBSD able to route out, looks
> like NDP announcements weren't making it out, so packets weren't
> returning so the router wasn't able to send packets back to the VM dom.
> I could only ping the dom0 and vice-versa.
> So I brought up a Debian VM, same problem.

Probably it a Parallels specific problem. We are using Xen and VMWare VM 
with IPv6 without the problem (VMware 2 had similar problem 5 years ago) 
Report to Parallels.

Best Regards,

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