Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at niif.hu
Tue Apr 20 02:37:52 CDT 2010




On Mon, 19 Apr 2010, Leen Besselink wrote:

>> 
>
> I actually think the razor thin margins make it less likely.
>
> If I'm not mistaken, one of the reasons firmware updates are not
> available from a number of vendors/products, is because the small
> boxes don't have enough ROM and/or RAM.
>
> The ROM is to small to hold an extra stack (or other features) and/or
> the RAM is to small to handle the connection tracking for the larger
> addresses. Because people want a stateful firewall, right ?

In a very low end devices maybe. Mid range devices there is enough flash 
and RAM. I have been using openwrt on various devices (asus, dlink, 
lynksys) with ipv6 for more than 3 years.

Best Regards,
 		Janos Mohacsi




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