[Gllug] IPv6?

Chris Bell chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Fri May 6 09:57:11 UTC 2011

On Fri 06 May, Jason Clifford wrote:

> If you already have a static IPv4 address there is no suggestion that it
> will be taken from you.
> When you get an IPv6 address it will not be based upon your IPv4 address
> unless you specifically use a tunnelling service that does that which
> isn't really optimal so it's unlikely. The tunnelling services I've
> tried out all allocate normal IPv6 - either as a /128 single IP or a /64
> network allocation.
> Those with a UKFSN broadband connection (except for C&W LLU based ones)
> can get a native IPv6 network allocation already. This runs dual stack
> so you have both IPv4 and IPv6.

   That is what I thought originally until I read the information in a
yellow box with "either" ... "or" emphasised with italics, not and/or, on


so I decided to check.

Chris Bell www.chrisbell.org.uk
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