What about the IPv6 capabilities and configurability of devices that
are much more difficult to configure or update and much more expensive
- Game consoles used for online gaming (XBox,PSP,WII)?
- Internet-capable Flatscreen-TVs
- Set-Top boxes (e.g. feature-enhanced DVB-C of DVB-S Receivers)
- SOHO Network attached storage (NAS)
- other internet enabled home appliances (e.g. refrigerator)
You could view these as not problems -- they are good reasons to keep
your network in dual stack for quite some time.
(But some game consoles do get frequent firmware updates from the
network, as some people with PS3s have found out. So do set-top boxes.
And AFAICT a common application of Internet in the DVD player/TV space
is firmware upgrades from the network -- how else would my Blue Ray
player play the latest Java-"enhanced" disks? I'll postulate that a good
fraction home entertainment equipment either can upgrade itself or has a
very short lifetime anyway.)
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