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# 139010 24-Jan-2014 19:06
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I'm aware this has been discussed before but I think the problem may still be ongoing...

I'm have issues on my Snap UFB connection with IPv6 enabled (Fritz!Box) when accessing sites such as Facebook. The content such as photos which Facebook offloads to its Akamai CDNs/Caches fails to load. As soon as I disable IPv6, the content loads correctly.

I've confirmed the problem by using a couple of different browsers on a couple of different devices with IPv6 enabled and then disable. Trace routes and pings to the Facebook Akaimai caches all resolve and make their way through to the end point correctly.

Anyone else having similar issues?

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  # 973765 24-Jan-2014 19:16
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No issues on IPv6 via Unleash or Orcon. They have CDNs available on IPv6 too.





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  # 973767 24-Jan-2014 19:17
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im on snap, with IPv6 enabled, i never get any IPv6 related timeouts..




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  # 973798 24-Jan-2014 20:35
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I am not sure if it's related to IPv6 or UFB, but on an ADSL2+ connection I have here I can't get the Windows Phone Facebook app to load content. As soon as I switch the phone to my other connection (Vodafone cable) it works.

Interestingly this is the only app I ever noticed having this kind of problem.




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  # 973799 24-Jan-2014 20:41
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any other cases you noticed? i dont have a windows phone handy (nor can i think of anyone with one to test with off the top of my head!) so i cant really try that out.

VDSL with IPv6 for me.




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  # 973804 24-Jan-2014 20:53
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Not really use the connection for Facebook (except for the tablets and smartphones connected via WiFi) since this connection is mainly used by my home server. But tried loading some Facebook pages now and noticed a few broken images, e.g.







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  # 973810 24-Jan-2014 21:05
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yep, i dont seem to get that at all..

for comparison heres the same page opened..



im a relatively heavy facebook user, and never notice images not loading.




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  # 973866 24-Jan-2014 23:01
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Interestingly enough I just installed the IPvfoo Firefox port and re-enable IPv6 - it seems the first re-load of the page tries to pull a lot of content from the CDNs via IPv6 which results in a timeout but then another refresh of the page and a lot of the content gets pulled over IPv4. Do browsers/CDNs/servers/routers adapt in this fashion or I am just seeing something odd?

 
 
 
 


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  # 973871 24-Jan-2014 23:08
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freitasm: Not really use the connection for Facebook (except for the tablets and smartphones connected via WiFi) since this connection is mainly used by my home server. But tried loading some Facebook pages now and noticed a few broken images, e.g.





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  # 973873 24-Jan-2014 23:12
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*sigh*

It's 109 new likes on that page, and as I am one of the admins it shows the notification on top. It's not friends requests.

If you don't know what you are talking about better not to say anything.




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  # 973889 25-Jan-2014 00:23
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Have you modified your MTU in any way

Until recently you couldn't use the Tomato USB firmware w/ ipv6 and snap due to MTU issues. Victek worked with a Snap user and fixed this, so not sure if you've changed MTU at all on your OS or Fritzbox

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freitasm: 
If you don't know what you are talking about better not to say anything.


Ouch man! His message was a bit tongue and cheek.




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  # 974039 25-Jan-2014 12:31
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JamesL: Have you modified your MTU in any way

Until recently you couldn't use the Tomato USB firmware w/ ipv6 and snap due to MTU issues. Victek worked with a Snap user and fixed this, so not sure if you've changed MTU at all on your OS or Fritzbox


Haven't changed anything and the settings below look normal to me?



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  # 974143 25-Jan-2014 15:25
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as a random thought, considering your also using a fritz there

does the ipv6 issues go away if your enable IPv6 port forwarding on your computer?





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  # 974151 25-Jan-2014 15:41
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freitasm: *sigh*

It's 109 new likes on that page, and as I am one of the admins it shows the notification on top. It's not friends requests.

If you don't know what you are talking about better not to say anything.


Sheesh, it was only a joke.

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