Fixing MTU issues - would somebody like a 'tracepath6 from 47 different ISPs'? (Was: Test your connectivity for World IPv6 Day)

Gert Doering gert at
Tue Jun 7 13:08:24 CEST 2011


On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 11:46:53AM +0200, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> This shows that a traceroute works, if enough people want though, then
> yell here on the list with a "+1" and I'll work on it tonight that I get
> a tracepath6 exposed from the PoPs that can offer it, that or option B
> would be that I set up a tunnel from each of the PoPs to one host, and
> then set an MTU of 1280 on those tunnels and allow people to get a
> result of a tracepath6 from that, that will show you if you are
> reachable from behind 47 locations in the world..... would anybody see a
> need for that?

What sort of question is that?  Of course, this would be a great thing!

If I look at some of the postings over the last days with "spotty"
connectivity to some hosts, having a tool that gives you 47 measurements 
in one go would certainly be useful.

Gert Doering
        -- operator
did you enable IPv6 on something today...?

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