IPv6 mistakes, was: Re: Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 17 14:59:54 CST 2011


> 
> You can reflash CPE devices to support this that you can't reflash
> to support IPv6 as there is no space in the flash for the extra
> code.  This should be minimal.  A extra PPP/DHCP option and a check
> box to enable (default) / disable setting it.
> 
Reflashing most CPE amounts to forklifting. The difference between
having them bring their CPE in to be reflashed or rolling a truck
to do same vs. replacing the CPE will, in most cases, actually render
replacing the CPE cheaper.

> It can be deployed incrementally.
> 
So can replacing the CPE, but, neither is a particularly attractive
alternative for many providers.


Owen





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