Ben Aldrich vrecan at
Wed Nov 9 15:02:11 CST 2005

This slowdown is often caused by bargin bin DSL Routers as I have come
acrossed it MANY MANY TIMES. Generally the only way to fix it is to remove
ipv6 just like he says.. It would be really nice if we could have IPv6
disabled by default and easily enabled for the VERY FEW who actually use it.

On 11/9/05, Phillip Susi <psusi at> wrote:
> He is saying that the slow down is caused by your broken ISP, not IP6.
> He is saying that your ISP is telling your computer that they support
> IP6, when in fact, they do not. This causes your computer to attempt to
> use IP6 first, which fails, then it falls back to IP4. That is where
> the slow down comes from. Once you disable IP6, it stops trying to use
> it, so you see things speed up.
> When your ISP does not lie to your computer and say that it supports IP6
> when it really does not, you don't get this slowdown.
> Rick Rocker wrote:
> > Sir, thanks for all the explanations, I didn´t understand one word.
> > But what I understand is that this big - as in many users - debian forum
> > in Germany has so much questions to deactivate IPv6 - my question
> included
> > some time ago - that they have made a wiki page to show how to do it:
> >
> > I have this problem also so I have to this procedure every time I
> install
> > a Debian (-based) distro.
> >
> > But, thank you all for your answers.
> >
> > your humble
> > debian_noob
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