[CentOS] IPV4 is nearly depleted, are you ready for IPV6?

Wed Dec 8 12:59:14 UTC 2010
Christopher Chan <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>

On Wednesday, December 08, 2010 05:10 PM, Ben McGinnes wrote:

>>> The even more horrendous problem, which is so pervasive it affects
>>> everyone, is the insistence on asymmetric connections.  Even when
>>> Australia does get this fabled fibre-to-the-home, it still won't be
>>> symmetric.  *sigh*
>> Fibre connections that are not symmetric...sure going out of the way
>> that.
> Kind of.  The spec they're using (I've forgotten which one it is)
> supports a 2:1 ratio, I think the current maximum is supposed to be
> around 2.5Gb/s download and 1.25Gb/s upload.  The plans being offered
> by the wholesaler (NBN Co.) to ISPs for resale are currently 25Mb/2Mb,
> 50Mb/4Mb and 100Mb/8Mb.  I don't know how they expect to encourage
> local content like that, let alone local innovation, but that's what
> they're doing.

Local content as in ISP provided content?

> Anyway, I've been drooling over the sort of connections that are only
> available in the corporate world here and in more civilised parts of
> the world for a long time.  I don't really expect that to change now.

/me wonders if he should get started with the charges for corporate 
connections too...:-p

All HK ISPs are IPv6 connected. I wonder if I should get an IPv6 
allocation for the school...nah, probably got other things to cook.