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PGHammer

join:2003-06-09
Accokeek, MD

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reply to whfsdude

Re: [IPv6] Comcast IPv6 Address Assignment/Delegation

Please - even a /56 is far more than a Metro Ethernet customer can swallow. The real issue is whether or not Comcast (or any ISP, for that matter) will be able to narrow down a small-enough block for anything short of a carrier-grade router to be able to manage comfortably. Tunnel brokers (not just the more typical ones, such as HE, but even Comcast itself) drop a /64 on any customer as a floor, which is a metric ton worth of overkill. I'd run out of bandwidth WELL before running out of IP addresses - even a Metro Ethernet (business) customer will be in the same pickle (bandwidth will go poof way before IP addresses will). Pretty much except for older routers and equipment that is still IPv6-hostile, the IP dragon is practically dead; it just is not aware yet.