turning on comcast v6

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Mon Dec 9 16:32:16 UTC 2013


On Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 11:19:18AM -0500, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> >> do you see PD from your modem? or RA's?
> >
> > still trying to educate the opwnwrt (attitude adjustment on netgear
> > 3800).
...
> yea, so my 'saga' started with:
>   1) "dlink 615 doesn't like dhcp-pd ... and is flat broken for v6"
...
>   2) oh! dd-wrt does this platform too, and v6
... 
> basically ... this is much harder to do than it shoudl be :( and yes,
> I can probably do something like plug in my raspberry-pi and make that
> a 'router' but come on... in 2013 I have to home-brew something to get
> a protocol developed and engineered in 2000 to work? :(
> 
> (this raised itself above my level of 'fixed in a weekend' project, so
> my comcast v6 lays fallow... NOTE: this is NOT comcast's fault, in my
> eyes.)

Another option to try out is CeroWRT.  Its based on OpenWRT
development releases and focuses on good IPv6 support in addition to
its raison d'être, debloating buffers.

http://www.bufferbloat.net/projects/cerowrt/wiki/Wiki

Still waiting for my CMTS to be upgraded...



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