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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: 3, Informative) by RS3 on Saturday January 19 2019, @04:53PM

    by RS3 (6367) on Saturday January 19 2019, @04:53PM (#788686)

    I remember Ethernet cards in the early '90s that let you set MAC address in the driver. Even if it was set in hardware there are people who can spoof it.

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