Image via WikipediaAs I mentioned recently, this server is now available over both ipv4 and ipv6.The next logical step was to get ipv6 of some kind working at home.Unfortunately my isp isn't offering ipv6 (yet!), so I had two options:Setup complicated networking stuff to get some of our ipv6 allocation to appear at homeGet an ipv6 tunnel from SixxsOption 1 might have been … [Read more...] about IPv6 Experiments and Frustrations
OpenWRT – Followup – Improved Latency / Ping
As I work for a hosting company that monitors a LOT of network traffic data it's only natural that my own DSL line is being "watched" (it makes talking to our ISP a lot more interesting!) If you look at the screenshot below you will see a very big difference in the connection from around lunchtime today: So what changed? The only thing that changed was the firmware on the … [Read more...] about OpenWRT – Followup – Improved Latency / Ping
As I mentioned before, I have been using a number of different linux firmware versions on my LinkSys WRT54G. For the last few weeks I was using SveaSoft's firmware, as the previous firmware had caused me headaches. The Sveasoft solution worked quite well, but I had some crazy routing issues which left me rather confused. It was as if certain blocks of the internet simply ceased … [Read more...] about OpenWRT
Making Money With Wireless?
I use a linksys WRT54G on my home network. It was running the standard Linksys firmware at one point, but I've been running a variety of Linux variants on it over the last few months. This evening, while looking for information on OpenWRT I stumbled across HotSpotSystem.com. While several of the alternative firmwares offer hotspot functionality this is the first one I've come … [Read more...] about Making Money With Wireless?