IPv6 deployment problems over Redback and DSL
tony at lava.net
Sat Jan 19 12:04:55 CET 2008
On Thu, 17 Jan 2008, Dan White wrote:
> I had a similar problem, with IPv6 multicast not getting passed, due to the
> modem. I could create static ND entries on both hosts and pass IPv6 traffic
> between them, but ND itself was not getting passed.
> The "FilterIPv6Multicast 'false'" setting was not being honored. The most
> recent firmware (7402GTM_v506f1) for the modem corrected the problem for me.
The problem was isolated to the DSL modem (Westell model C90-36R516-01).
There are no firmware updates available for such an old device but I
borrowed a batch of other modem models from our boneyard and was able to
get IPv6 working. SpeedStream 5667 and Westell 6100 are 2 models that
worked out ok.
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