"Programmers can't get IPv6 thus that is why they do not have IPv6 in their applications"....

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Thu Jan 31 03:23:00 UTC 2013


On Wed, 30 Jan 2013, David Barak wrote:

> On Jan 30, 2013, at 7:52 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
> The update you sent is lovely, except I can tell you that the one (also 
> an Arris, running DOCSIS 3.0) which was installed in late October in my 
> house in Washington simply does not run v6 with the pre-installed load. 
> Now, is there some firmware upgrade which could fix this?  Maybe, but it 
> sure would be nice if the folks who answer the phone in support could 
> direct me to someone who has heard of this technology.  So no, as I said 
> before, Comcast has *not* removed the v6 barrier here.  I'd like it to 
> "just work", please.

That was the case with the router that was provided with my FiOS service 
over the summer.  It looks like it wasn't even a firmware issue, or a 
Verizon-specific formware load, unless Verizon turned on the 'enable IPv6' 
bit at some point.  When I first got it, there was no IPv6 configuration 
on the router at all, nor was there an option to turn it on.  When I 
checked a few weeks later, there was an IPv6 configuration section, but 
the router had not been rebooted during that time, and it is still running 
the same firmware as before - when no v6 config section showed up.

jms



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