turning on comcast v6

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Dec 11 19:18:00 UTC 2013


It doesn’t. You can get IPv6 working with off-the-shelf equipment if you choose to.

Randy chose to use that particular hardware and software combination.

Owen

On Dec 11, 2013, at 7:11 AM, Eric Oosting <eric.oosting at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 8:17 AM, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> 
>> Randy Bush wrote:
>>> http://comcast6.net/ tells me that the local cmts is v6 enabled.  my
>>> modem, a cisco dpc3008, is in the supported products list.  so how do
>>> i turn the sucker on?
>>> 
>>> randy
>> 
>> after a lot of messing about with the massive help of Chris Adams and
>> John Brzozowski, problem solved.  see http://rtechblog.psg.com/
> 
> 
> It brings a tear to my eye that it takes:
> 
> 0) A long standing and well informed internet technologist;
> 1) specific, and potentially high end, CPE for the res;
> 2) specific and custom firmware, unsupported by CPE manufacturer ... or
> anyone;
> 3) hand installing several additional packages;
> 4) hand editing config files;
> 5) sysctl kernel flags;
> 6) several shout outs to friends and coworkers for assistance (resources
> many don't have access to);
> 7) oh, and probably hours and hours twiddling with it.
> 
> just to get IPv6 to work correctly.
> 
> Yea, that's TOTALLY reasonable.
> 
> -e
> 
> 
>> 
>> 
>> randy
>> 
>> 




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