IPv6 on FreeBSD

FreeBSD has long been considered a leading IPv6 host implementation. Beta code for the IPv6 support was available as soon as 1996, and new code releases from different groups of contributors have steadily come out in Japan, France, and the U.S. Moreover, FreeBSD is considered the IPv6-enabled operating system that has the biggest collection of IPv6-enabled applications available for production purposes. In 2000, FreeBSD version 4.0 was the first release that included IPv6 as a supported feature: IPv6 support is bundled in FreeBSD's mainstream code. Previously, the KAME Project, INRIA, and NRL were separate implementations of the IPv6 stack for the FreeBSD platform. Each of these is described in the following list:

  • KAME— The KAME ...

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