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Big day for IPv6 - 1% native penetration



Sent from ipv6-only Android
On Nov 27, 2012 10:57 PM, "Mikael Abrahamsson" <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
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> On Tue, 27 Nov 2012, Cameron Byrne wrote:
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>> Verizon in the USA does have iOS on ipv6. Afaik, the network must ask for
>> it the same way all Android Samsung devices on t-mobile now have ipv6 as
a
>> user option because it is part of the requirements for the oems.
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>
> I have been trying to locate someone within Apple for months now to speak
about IPv6 on their mobile devices. The wall of silence is impressive.
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> The android manufacturers at last respond, even though it's not always
the answer I want :P
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>
>> Win phone 8 has a menu option for ipv6 but I don't think it works ....
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>
> Yeah, it's like the Galaxy Nexus which has IPv4v6 in the menu but if you
use it it asks for an IPv4 PDP context and when it gets it, it falls over
and needs to be rebooted.
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>
>> I have been v6-only on mobile for 2 years now, and I feel fine. I am
sending this email using a v6-only note2... dogfooding it. Yet, the rotten
apples spoil the bunch as the saying goes... and hence 464xlat.
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>
> Any progress with this, to get this into mainline?
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Yes, there has been progress. These code parts have been merged into
mainline Android code base. Time to start bugging the oems, since it is
merged at the aosp level. There are still a peice pending review,  but
there is enough merged code to get the ball rolling for sure

https://android-review.googlesource.com/#/q/owner:dan-android%2540drown.org+status:merged,n,z

> Then again, I feel we'll have proper IPv4v6 PDP context before there is
any worthwile 464XLAT deployment, but for the long tail I would like to
have 464XLAT in all devices.
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>

Maybe. But the goal is to get rid of ipv4 constraints on the ue, not simply
a foot race. But if 464xlat wins that race too, great.

CB

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> Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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