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Re: IPv6 on SOHO routers?
- From: Matthew Moyle-Croft
- Date: Thu Mar 13 02:38:19 2008
Justin M. Streiner wrote:
Yeah - not quite the issue - I've got a Cisco 877 at home and am running
dual stack natively at home. But I'm not a typical customer.
On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Matthew Moyle-Croft wrote:
A friend of mine who works for a company that owns another company
that sells consumer CPE said "Well, this is a volume business. Why
release a feature that isn't being demanded much yet, when we could
do it later and sell you ANOTHER CPE to replace the one you just
While it doesn't quality as out-of-the-box v6 support, a Linksys
WRT54G with a replacement image like Sveasoft Talisman does claim to
But really, we need to start seeing some CPE, even in beta form, so we
can start working through how a transition to IPv6 might work.
(eg. customer local networks, SIP for VOIP, stateful firewalls (given
the anti-NAT-brigade have made it the only solution - don't get me
started about how low end CPE stateful firewalls suck).
Customers tend to keep their CPE for a few years. That means customers
buying now will still have it in 2010.
I haven't tested it yet on a guinea pig WRT54G, but I'll get around to
that at some point soon :)
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