chrishoffman — 2014-08-23T06:50:02-04:00 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/195062/no-disabling-ipv6-probably-wont-speed-up-your-internet-connection/
Windows, Linux, and other operating systems all have built-in support for IPv6, and it’s enabled by default. According to a myth going around, this IPv6 support is slowing down your connection and disabling it will speed things up.
verve — 2014-08-23T18:53:35-04:00 — #2
Are we correct in saying that there is a relevant typo error in the 4th paragraph beginning "So, the myth goes....."? "Disable IPv4" should read "Disable IPv6"
geek — 2014-08-23T19:49:43-04:00 — #3
jare_lascorn — 2014-08-23T20:10:18-04:00 — #4
This is not totally true. Case in point: the Linksys X2000 router. The latest firmware update so horrendously implemented ipv6, that I had to rollback the firmware. Now pages, once again, load lickity split.
gacelperfinian — 2014-08-31T09:29:12-04:00 — #5
It is not true in some situations, the manufacturers should test them in a real-world test
system — 2014-09-02T06:50:15-04:00 — #6
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