[GRLUG] Comcast dual stack IPV6 spotted in Muskegon
michael.leahy1 at comcast.net
Mon Nov 25 14:18:47 EST 2013
Giving everyone a static IPv6 address would make sense, but that would destroy the motivation to pay extra to get a static IP address. Since everyone with a static address wants to run a server, right?
And with IPv6, the only people using it are the people who know how to run servers….
On Nov 25, 2013, at 12:50 PM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-11-25 at 06:36 -0500, Eric Yagerlener wrote:
>> If I get the time, I'll have to get a linux box with 2 NICS and do the
>> debugging on why comcast's prefixes delegations get terminated early.
>> In the meantime, it's back to IPV4 and tunnelbroker. At least with
>> tunnelbroker your IPV6 prefix is set in stone, with Comcast, it will
>> change on a whim. I thought the reasoning behind IPV6 is that
>> addresses won't by scarce.
> +1 "I thought the reasoning behind IPV6 is that addresses won't by
> scarce. "
> Why not just give every customer a static delegation for the duration of
> their contract? There is plenty of space. The way ISPs are going about
> it either just kludgey or for some reason deliberately sort-of broken.
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