IPv6 delivery model to end customers

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Mon Feb 9 08:05:25 UTC 2009

On Sat, 7 Feb 2009, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> But I wasn't talking (A)DSL. DSL is last century. I am talking VDSL2/ETTH. 
> Security model there is to only have ethernet and IP, no PPP/ATM, no L2TPv3 
> or PPPoE. Let's skip the terms BRAS/LNS etc. Anything that terminates tunnels 
> is expensive (apart from GRE/IPV6IP which the 7600 seems to do very well, but 
> I don't like tunnels. I like native). Most of the ETTH ports are 10/10, 
> 100/10 or 100/100 (or even higher speeds) and 100/10 costs ~30 USD a month. 
> L2TPv3/PPPoE is not an option.

I may be missing something.  "only have ethernet and IP".  Why is 
plain-ethernet with each subscriber provisioned in a separate router's 
vlan subinterface insufficient?  There is no security issue because 
each subscriber only sees its own traffic.

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
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