Question about 6to4

Martin List-Petersen martin at
Mon May 18 12:04:49 CEST 2009

Mohacsi Janos wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 15 May 2009, Martin List-Petersen wrote:
>> Erik Kline wrote:
>>> Personally, I'm a fan of 6rd.  That's what works for  That,
>>> or just
>>> go native.
>> The issue with 6rd is, that it's consuming extreme amounts of IP's.
>> got a /26 IPv6 allocated just to do this for all of their
>> customers.
>> Native, this probably could have been done well within a /32 or /30 at
>> the most.
>> So I wouldn't even try to advocate to go down the route, that Free did
>> and use 6rd.
> I think there is a bigger problem from 6rd: the provider should have
> control over customers' home router - at least forcing of upgrade of
> firmware and push some configuration parameters 6rd routing...

Correct. With's approach, that is the case. It's their own
router/cpe device that they supply to the customers, so they can easily
do that, but it wouldn't be very common to have that.

Kind regards,
Martin List-Petersen
Airwire - Ag Nascadh Pobail an Iarthair
Phone: 091-865 968

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