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Author: Michael S. Keller
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] IPv6 slow on one of my Linux hosts
On 2023-11-17 16:31, Simon wrote:
> * Mostly because a certain vendor of a mobile OS is so determined that
> no-one will use DHCP on a mobile (and yes, there are valid arguments for
> this) that they not only don’t include a DHCPv6 client in the OS, but
> also coerce the hardware manufacturers to filter DHCPv6 packets at the
> hardware layer in the mobile chipsets to make sure no third party can
> fill the gap. The fact that there are genuine reasons, including legal
> requirements, for many to use DHCPv6 is apparently not a good enough
> reason to not block it entirely for everyone to prevent “misuse”.
> As a result, if you run a managed network with DHCP and no autoconfig,
> then a large chunk of devices will not work on it.

And now my Pixel gets an IPv6 address.