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    Vixie Still Does Not Know....Shhhhhhhh
    by Anonymous on Monday November 29 2004, @10:02AM (#14499)
    Vixie still does not know that the world is
    routing around him and the rest of his thugs. ...Shhhhhhh...

    From: "Eric S. Raymond"
    "My DHCP server is firmware in my Linksys :-)."
    http://www1.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current /msg32496.html
    From: Paul Vixie
    "well, since linksys has bundled the ISC DHCP server"

    People now use DNSMASQ, NOT ISC's bloat code.

    Unfortunately, the ISOC insiders are going to
    trip over links they of course will have to
    dominate and censor.

    http://www.seattlewireless.net/index.cgi/LinksysWr t54g

    Maybe that is what the ICANN Royal Mounted Police (.RMP) is for ?

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    My request for independent review
    by KarlAuerbach on Monday November 29 2004, @02:32PM (#14500)
    User #3243 Info | http://www.cavebear.com/
    Now perhaps ICANN will get around to processing those requests for independent review that have been pending since shortly after ICANN's inception.

    As far as I'm concerned the ombudsman is just another of Stuart Lynn's facade "reforms" - just like the ALAC, useless.

    I'd like to be proven wrong and see the ombudsman force the board to publish minutes, to open its meetings, to open staff processes, deal with the exclusionary processes that have colored ICANN since the beginning, etc.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Will the Ombudsman Fix IPv6 DNS Problems ?
    by Anonymous on Thursday December 09 2004, @01:58PM (#14536)
    About three weeks ago, some of our users have told us that they were
    experiencing many DNS resolution failures while surfing the Web. We
    analyzed this, and part of the explanation we came up with should work
    for others, especially if the following conditions are met:

    Are you using BIND 9 on the recursive nameserver that you normally use?
    If so, does the installation of BIND 9 on your recursive nameserver
    include support for DNS queries over IPv6?

    BIND 9 seems to have trouble when a nameserver responds fine under
    IPv4, but doesn't respond well (or at all) under IPv6 (e.g. because
    IPv6 connectivity between you and the server is somehow broken): It
    will continue to query the name server under its unresponsive IPv6
    address in some situations. I have seen this a lot when tracing IPv6
    DNS queries from our recursive name servers(*).

    This can be very noticeable, especially since A.GTLD-SERVERS.NET and
    B.GTLD-SERVERS.NET now have AAAA records (IPv6 addresses). Many
    ccTLDs - including ours - have recently added IPv6-reachable name
    servers, too.

    Know issue which will be fixed in BIND 9.2.5/9.3.1.

                    * upgrade to 9.3.0 and run "named -4".
                    * configure --disable-ipv6.
                    * get yourself IPv6 connectivity.

            A.GTLD-SERVERS.NET and B.GTLD-SERVERS.NET now have AAAA address
            and the RTT estimates are not being penalised because you don't
            have IPv6 connectivity.

    Mark Andrews, ISC
    1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
    PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews@isc.org
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