[clug] IPv6 for home

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Sat Dec 31 20:03:54 MST 2011

On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 01:45:28 PM Francis James Whittle wrote:
> Yes - NAT sucks.  This is the case at the ISP level and the
> subscriber level.  The people who designed IPv6 would like NAT killed
> with fire.  Any device in your home that you want to be able to talk to
> the IPv6 internet ought to have an externally routable IPv6 address.
NAT  is sucky, but it mostly works.

For those of us with old routers (7401VGP-M in my case) that don't appear 
upgradeable, is there anything on IPv6 that makes it worth buying a new one?


More information about the linux mailing list