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Faster tunnel to IPv6 internet.

Thanks to network admins at Bharti and Hurricane Electric, RTT to HE’s IPv6 tunnel server at HK PoP is reduced. Yippee!!

+-(abbe@chateau:pts/0)---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(~)-+
+-(130:20:44:%)-- traceroute -I 216.218.221.6                                                            --(Sun,Dec06)-+
traceroute to 216.218.221.6 (216.218.221.6), 64 hops max, 72 byte packets
 1  ABTS-North-Static-018.230.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.230.18)  41.593 ms  44.970 ms  52.979 ms
 2  ABTS-North-Static-021.230.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.230.21)  41.596 ms  44.188 ms  45.308 ms
 3  rasBTNLDel-static-174.215.56.202.mantraonline.com (202.56.215.174)  44.376 ms  44.404 ms  45.537 ms
 4  125.19.22.145 (125.19.22.145)  45.105 ms  42.097 ms  43.629 ms
 5  AES-Static-013.36.144.59.airtel.in (59.144.36.13)  150.993 ms  155.188 ms  154.701 ms
 6  hurricaneelectric-RGE.hkix.net (202.40.161.158)  165.843 ms  158.931 ms  164.889 ms
 7  tserv20.hkg1.ipv6.he.net (216.218.221.6)  158.572 ms  154.562 ms  154.215 ms
+-(abbe@chateau:pts/0)---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(~)-+
+-(130:20:45:%)-- ping6  www.google.com                                                                  --(Sun,Dec06)-+
PING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) 2001:470:f803:8000::1 --> 2001:4860:c004::68
16 bytes from 2001:4860:c004::68, icmp_seq=0 hlim=58 time=179.801 ms
16 bytes from 2001:4860:c004::68, icmp_seq=1 hlim=58 time=181.696 ms
16 bytes from 2001:4860:c004::68, icmp_seq=2 hlim=58 time=179.953 ms
16 bytes from 2001:4860:c004::68, icmp_seq=3 hlim=58 time=179.401 ms
^C
--- www.l.google.com ping6 statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 179.401/180.213/181.696/0.880 ms

Google lands in India…

traceroute to 209.85.231.99 (209.85.231.99), 30 hops max, 52 byte packets
 1  ABTS-North-Static-171.230.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.230.171)  35.225 ms  34.419 ms  34.457 ms
 2  ABTS-North-Static-233.130.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.130.233)  34.958 ms  45.612 ms  33.707 ms
 3  ABTS-North-Static-149.230.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.230.149)  34.696 ms  34.499 ms  30.375 ms
 4  203.101.83.197 (203.101.83.197)  34.895 ms  31.005 ms  34.484 ms
 5  125.21.167.70 (125.21.167.70)  76.860 ms  80.654 ms  79.842 ms
 6  bu-out-0506.google.com (72.14.216.229)  76.788 ms  74.136 ms  74.863 ms
 7  216.239.43.142 (216.239.43.142)  98.832 ms  101.020 ms  98.004 ms
 8  72.14.238.74 (72.14.238.74)  98.588 ms 72.14.238.90 (72.14.238.90)  99.197 ms  100.201 ms
 9  maa03s01-in-f99.google.com (209.85.231.99)  97.517 ms  100.981 ms  98.770 ms

Probably Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, or Delhi (yeah internet routing in India is that much fucked up :))…

Emacs 23 released.

GNU Emacs 23 is finally released, 🙂 . (happy)

chateau.d.lf reborn, and so is abbe…

Yeah, my desktop is back up, after struggling for a week. Worst experience of this year till now…;) . Lets get back to work 🙂