Subject: Re: pf (Package Filter pflkm) without IPV6
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/28/2005 14:35:44
On Sun, Jun 26, 2005 at 01:40:56PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> May I suggest (not only to you) that instead of spending considerable
> time on removing IPv6 support from your NetBSD installation to spend a
> little bit of time on actually getting IPv6 fully working? You don't even
> need support from your provider if you use a 6to4 tunnel via the stf(4)
> interface. A single IPv4 address will provide you with 2^16 subnets with
> 2^64 IPv6 addresses.
> I'm using IPv6 on my NetBSD systems at home which works just fine. If you
> look at the "Received:" lines in the e-mail header you will see that even
> the SMTP transfer from my mail server to "" used IPv6.
> So if anybody has question about configuring IPv6 on NetBSD I'm more than
> happy to answer them.

Could you point us to a HOWTO for managing an IPv6 network with a router
connected to an IPv4 ISP?  I'm interested but I don't know where to start.