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Mobile IPv6 (MIPv6) is the current standard for end host mobility management in the Internet. In order to provide location management, MIPv6 operates in two different modes while the mobile node (MN) is away from its home. In the first mode, the MN incoming packets are tunneled to the MN current location via the home network. In the second mode, the traffic is exchanged directly between the MN and its peer. In this paper, we evaluate the performance of these two modes on a real testbed. We focus more precisely on the impact of the node movement on running transport sessions.