IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Mark Radabaugh mark at amplex.net
Mon Dec 26 18:23:46 UTC 2011

On 12/26/11 12:56 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Dec 2011 12:32:46 EST, Ray Soucy said:
>> 2011/12/26 Masataka Ohta<mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>:
>>> And, if RA is obsoleted, which is a point of discussion, there
>>> is no reason to keep so bloated ND only for address resolution.
>> By who?  Sources please.
>> A few people on NANOG complaining about RA is pretty far from deprecation of RA.
> Especially when some of the biggest IPv6 networks out there are still using
> it pretty heavily.
> (C''mon you guys, *deploy* already.  It's pretty sad when people are arguing
> about stuff like this, and a frikkin' cow college out in the boonies pushing
> 300-400mbits/sec of IPv6 off-campus is still a "large" deployment. It's
> embarassing for the industry as a whole)
Find me some decent consumer CPE and I would be more than happy to 
deploy IPv6.   So far the choices I have found for consumer routers are 
pathetic.    A fair number of them still have IPv4 issues.

Mark Radabaugh

mark at amplex.net  419.837.5015

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