N reasons for not deploying ipv6 (was: Re: [narten@us.ibm.com:PI addressing in IPv6 advances in ARIN])

Simon Huggins huggie at blackcatnetworks.co.uk
Mon Apr 17 20:42:40 CEST 2006

On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 08:09:56PM +0200, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> On 17-apr-2006, at 19:46, Eric Klein wrote:
> >But there is a perception (mostly in the US) that there is no
> >problem and it will be too expensive to upgrade/replace existing
> >hardware.
> For end-users it may be necessary to buy a new cable/ADSL modem but
> these don't cost anything anyway so that's not a huge deal.

Many consumer ADSL devices just don't seem to support IPv6.  After all
why bother with two IP stacks when this isn't necessary and everyone's
giving you IPv4 too anyway.

This is one reason we see very few people using IPv6 on our ADSL.


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