IPv6 Confusion

Frank Bulk frnkblk at iname.com
Thu Feb 19 05:23:05 CST 2009


Most service providers aren't in the business of maintaining their customer's home network, and if you have to place an ONT/DSL modem/cable modem at the customer premise, most of that gear operates at L2 with little L3 in the way (except perhaps if you place the PPPoA/E functionality on the DSL modem or service-provided broadband router).  

Considering that the only real IPv6-ready CPE at your favorite N.A. electronics store is Apple's AirPort, it seems to me that it will be several years before the majority (50% plus 1) of our respective customer bases has IPv6-ready or dual-stack equipment.  

Frank

-----Original Message-----
From: Brandon Galbraith [mailto:brandon.galbraith at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 8:28 PM
To: Randy Bush
Cc: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: IPv6 Confusion

<snip>

Sounds like those consumer ISPs better get started on rolling out dual
stacks to the CPE.

-brandon

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