turning on comcast v6

Bill Weiss houdini+nanog at clanspum.net
Fri Dec 13 20:56:24 UTC 2013

Kinkaid, Kyle(kkinkaid at usgs.gov)@Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 11:46:56AM -0800:
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> I'm curious, do you know of a consumer-grade router which supports
> DHCPv6-PD? I have been making plans to put OpenWRT on my home router to get
> IPv6 and have found v6 support quite lacking.  Most of the routers seem to
> like to focus on various transition technologies like 6to4 tunnels.  I
> would love to go to NewEgg and get a home router for $50 (or even $100)
> that is ready to go.
> What's more surprising is even Cisco and Juniper have been lagging.  The
> SRX only got DHCPv6-PD support in the last 6 months or so and I don't think
> the ASA has it yet.  However, ISR routers like the 88x and 86x support it.

So what it's worth, I'm on Comcast Business, using an ASUS RT-N66U router
and a Motorola SB6141 modem.  IPv6 Just Works on my network.  I don't
remember having to do anything strange to the router to make it work, and
I'm certainly still running the default firmware.

Bill Weiss

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