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

Dunc dunc at
Tue Jun 7 13:14:39 CEST 2011

On 07/06/11 12:08, Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> 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


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