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posted by takyon on Saturday January 19 2019, @01:19AM   Printer-friendly
from the ICUP dept.

A Swiss VM hosting provider has a technical blog post about how to kill IPv4 completely on FreeBSD. That is to say, turning it completely off, not just preferring IPv6. They then solicit concrete solutions describing, along with a proof of concept, how to turn IPv4 completely off in other operating systems and allowing them to communicate with IPv6 only.

Earlier on SN:
Vint Cerf's Dream Do-Over: 2 Ways He'd Make the Internet Different (2016)
You have IPv6. Turn it on. (2016)
We've Killed IPv4! (2014)


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  • (Score: 1, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 19 2019, @01:10PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 19 2019, @01:10PM (#788610)

    I live in Germany. I have a free /62 assigned to me. But I don't have an IPv4 at all. I only connect to these legacy networks via an ISP tunnel

    There is as much reason for using IPv4 on internal network as there is for having an yeast infection.

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