Virtualbox + IPv6

Daniel Roesen dr at
Fri Feb 15 21:34:12 CET 2013

On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 09:34:30AM -0500, Jared Mauch wrote:
> i'm curious if there's anyone here that has seen this ipv6 performance issue with hosts in a VM:

Nothing noticed in my vbox Linux guests yet when connected to wired
network, but as those are all on laptops, connectivity is usually WiFi
anyway, where Virtualbox unfortunately fails completely:

There seems to be no interest to fix that. I'm pretty sure that VMware
_is_ able to do bridged IPv6 on WiFi, I remember testing that in the
past. Perhaps my memory fails...

Analysis of what's going wrong is in comment #14. Too bad this
"half-brokeness" is apparantly considered acceptable, see #12.

I have to manually pimp my Linux guests (disabling IPv6) to avoid
endless fallback timeouts.

Best regards,

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