[Klug-general] ipv6?

james morris james at jwm-art.net
Thu Dec 10 14:35:13 UTC 2009

On 10/12/2009, "Colin McCarthy" <binarysignal at gmail.com> wrote:

>2009/12/10 Fish <goldfish654 at gmail.com>:
>> 2009/12/10 james morris <james at jwm-art.net>:
>>> what advantages will I get from ipv6 and for a fairly networking-ignorant
>>> user as myself, is it worth it?
>> None.  I can think of no services which are restricted to IPv6 that
>> you can't get to with IPv4.  Short of some shady file sharing sites.
>> Also if you're going to tunnel (through HE or something like that) it
>> won't even be fast.  So double pointless.
>> Once we start getting native IPv6 to our homes (and businesses) then
>> it will start becoming useful.
>I was always lead to believe that IPv6 would only ever be adopted by
>telecoms providers and internet backbone people.  Us regular home and
>business users would not need it. Managing IPv6 is harder than IPv4 as
>its not easily configurable by end users.
>Just my expired CCNA opinion :-)

Thanks both, straight to the point, those kernel modules can go straight
out the window then.


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