IPv6 Source Address Selection on Mac OS X Lion
dwing at cisco.com
Mon Dec 19 20:17:19 CET 2011
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Blackman [mailto:mark at exonetric.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 16, 2011 10:11 AM
> To: Gert Doering
> Cc: Dan Wing; 'Christoph Stahl'; ipv6-ops at lists.cluenet.de
> Subject: Re: IPv6 Source Address Selection on Mac OS X Lion
> On 16 Dec 2011, at 18:05, Gert Doering wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 09:31:42AM -0800, Dan Wing wrote:
> >> It depends on your definition of "better". If your definition is
> >> "prefer IPv6", you are right that OSX Lion's algorithm fails. If
> >> your definition is "connect to whichever is fastest", OSX Lion's
> >> algorithm wins.
> > "consistent behaviour". And this is where Lion fails, because it
> > flip-flops back and forth between protocols even if nothing changes
> > in the network.
> Isn't this behaviour what Chrome does too?
Chrome gives IPv6 a 300ms head start.
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