Open Letters to Sixxs
mike at mikejones.in
Thu Sep 15 16:58:38 CEST 2011
On 15 September 2011 15:12, Meftah Tayeb <tayeb.meftah at gmail.com> wrote:
> ok, that's a positive answer.
> but let me ask you a question:
> do HE.NET peer with cogent? level3?
4 189 ms 134 ms 99 ms 10gigabitethernet7-4.core1.nyc4.he.net
5 131 ms 152 ms 111 ms 2001:470:0:202::2
6 144 ms 147 ms 238 ms 2001:1900:19:7::4
7 132 ms 241 ms 143 ms vl-4060.car2.NewYork2.Level3.net
[Jitter is my cable connection, not reflective of the performance of
As for cogent - Does anyone really care? this is only a problem for
reaching a single homed network behind cogent, and anyone running such
a network knows that their IPv6 connectivity doesn't work properly
anyway and they are the broken ones.
Whatever you think of the issues surrounding the peering dispute (I am
sure at least comcast agree with cogent that a Tier 1 network should
pay what is essentially a Tier 2 network for peering!), the fact
remains that HE did get there first with their defacto tier 1 status,
and for the time being at least "working IPv6" is realistically
"working IPv6 connection to HE and peers".
The more users/content that is behind HE and peers that is not
reachable from cogent the better, as it puts more pressure on them to
start behaving themselves and peering properly like everyone else.
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