IPv6 day fun is beginning!

TJ trejrco at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 08:07:18 CDT 2011


Just FWIW:
US, Amazon, Dlink, DIR615, $35.45 ...


/TJ


On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 08:46, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:

>
> In message <B7872A58-DE28-4CC2-8929-931FD3CE019C at delong.com>, Owen DeLong
> write
> s:
> >
> > On Jun 7, 2011, at 9:15 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> >
> > >=20
> > > In message =
> > <AF24AE2D4A4D334FB9B667985E2AE763A3AC06 at mail1-sea.office.spectrumnet
> > > .us>, John van Oppen writes:
> > >> I was wondering the same thing...   we have v6 enabled to about 700 =
> > users i=3D
> > >> n our native Ethernet to the home deployment here in Seattle.    =
> > Unfortunat=3D
> > >> ely, user routers don't seem to often support v6 resulting in only =
> > about 2-=3D
> > >> 8% of users in most buildings using it, and most of those are just =
> > people p=3D
> > >> lugged directly into the wall jacks we provide without routers.   I =
> > wonder =3D
> > >> how long it will take for everyone to upgrade their home routers.
> > >>=20
> > >> John
> > >=20
> > > If all the home CPE router vendors stopped shipping IPv4 only boxes,
> > > not that long.  At the moment the price point for IPv6 CPE routers
> > > is still 2-3x the IPv4 only boxes when you can find one though not
> > > all of that difference is IPv6.  The IPv6 boxes often have multiple
> > > radio and other extras.  This shows that CPE vendors still see IPv6
> > > as something *extra* and not something that should be *standard*.
> > >=20
> > The D-Link DIR series v6 capables are not actually more than about a 10%
> > premium over the corresponding ipv4-only competition.
> >
> > I see them in computer stores fairly regularly these days.
> >
> > Owen
>
> Wireless G Modem Router $79.00  v4      G
> N-150                   $79.95  v4      G
> DIR-615                 $129.00 v4/v6   G/N
> DIR-815                 $199.95 v4/v6   G/N
>
> The IPv6 price point is still well above the IPv4 only price point.
>
> 1.00AUD = 1.06USD
> --
> Mark Andrews, ISC
> 1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
> PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: marka at isc.org
>
>



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