On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 09:07:29PM +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Friday 13 October 2006 15:38, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
>> > You can use 6to4, or SixXS, or a nice ISP, but by some means you need to
> > get those machines connected up to the IPv6 internet.
>> Is there a really simple HOWTO ipv6 anywhere,
> to tell me how to move my home system over?
Unfortunately not, no, but that's really a feature. Users should never
really need to know about IPv6, just like 99.9% of users have no idea
what an IPv4 address is. Much of IPv6 is designed to make edge
deployment relatively automatic, so that once the network supports IPv6,
the PC detects that and takes it from there.
Your connection on TCD Maths, for example, has IPv6 enabled, and when
your operating system supports it, it should work without any additional
> I take it that Sir Anthony is a nice ISP?
> (Why else would he get a knighthood?)
Afraid not, no. Home or even business ISPs that have IPv6 support are
still very thin on the ground in Ireland. Eircom, BT and Magnet have all
been known to enable IPv6 on connections as experiments or favours
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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