yum IPv6 repos

Antonio Querubin tony at lavanauts.org
Tue Dec 27 02:16:52 CET 2011

On Mon, 26 Dec 2011, Cameron Byrne wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Antonio Querubin <tony at lavanauts.org> wrote:
>> I thought I'd try to setup an IPv6 only network this weekend and noticed
>> many/most yum repos and mirrors are not IPv6-enabled.  Just wondering what
>> are folks who are trying to wean themselves off of IPv4 doing nowadays to
>> handle upgrades/patches if you have only IPv6 connectivity?
> Yum as in Fedora?  Have you looked at http://mirror.uoregon.edu/

As in Scientific Linux, EPEL, and RPMforge.

> mirror.uoregon.edu has address
> mirror.uoregon.edu has IPv6 address 2001:468:d01:103::80df:9d09

Unfortunately not listed on the SL mirror list but there are 
others IPv6-enabled.  I think I'll need to create custom IPv6-only mirror 

> And if all else fails, you can setup a NAT64/DNS64 gateway for your
> ipv6-only hosts
> http://ecdysis.viagenie.ca/

Yeah researching that too - I read there's a potential performance hit.

Antonio Querubin
e-mail:  tony at lavanauts.org
xmpp:  antonioquerubin at gmail.com

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