PXE booting over IPv6

Sander Steffann sander at steffann.nl
Wed Nov 21 13:20:07 CET 2012


> Assuming a 24 port C3560-X switch, the GPL cost is:
> LAN Base:			$0
> IP Base:	C3560X-24-L-S=	$900
> IP Services:	C3560X-24-L-E=	$4900
> The switch hardware itself (WS-C3560X-24T-L) has a list price of $3400.
> I.e. the license to get even base ipv6 L3 functionality (e.g. interface
> configuration) costs almost 50% more than the price of the switch.
> This seriously sucks.

Yes, that sucks enough to buy switches from a different vendor...

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