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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: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 19 2019, @09:19PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 19 2019, @09:19PM (#788769)

    IPV4 is 'filled up'.

    I have a /60 for IPV6 from my provider. My router asks for a /64 from that.

    That is the state of the 'US'.

  • (Score: 2) by hendrikboom on Wednesday January 23 2019, @11:06PM

    by hendrikboom (1125) Subscriber Badge on Wednesday January 23 2019, @11:06PM (#790892) Homepage Journal

    I can never remember if /60 indicates the number of bits you get to play with, or the number of bits that are fixed for the entire subnet.