> On 12/30/06, Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
>> As a matter of interest, I tried IPv6 some time ago,
>> but either I don't understand it properly,
>> or else my ISP, eircom, does not support it,
>> or (most likely) both.
>> Well that's that, Eircom does not support it for end users. Not yet.
> They probably will in 2020 when they will offer 6MB lines to people
> with caps of 150GB on broadband. By then, they might just be finished
> decommissioning ISDN lines ...
Actually.... Eircom already enables one to get at least an IPv6 tunnel
from http://ipv6.eircom.net/ As such they are the only (enduser) ISP in
Ireland that have a site that publicly states they they provide some
form of IPv6. (Still awaiting for links to others and HEAnet doesn't
But as you most likely don't get a static IPv4 address from them the
above doesn't work out. Also you most likely have a Netopia box and thus
are sitting behind a NAT.
Quick solution (here comes the spam):
Note in your signup that you got pointed there because of ILUG for some
direct bonus credits. Request an AYIYA tunnel (which doesn't care about
that NAT in the middle or most firewall configs), run AICCU and you are
done. Enjoy. (Don't forget to fill in truthful & valid info...)
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