Long story short, my DIR-655 has worked awesomely as just an AP, UNTIL i tried to do IPv6! The DIR-655 seems to spams Router Advertisement(RA) packets with M=0 O=0. I am doing DHCPv6, i.e. RA packets M=1 O=1. on a windows system, it releases the DHCPv6 ip every time it see’s the RA from the D-Link, and Renew’s every time it sees the DHCPv6 RA packets. after 3 or 4 flip flops the windows client just gives up. [Read More]

## What to do with an old PowerPC Mac?

So I moved a few month’s ago and I’ve been trying to dig myself out of the mountain of unpacked boxes, while trying to put my computer’s back together I found my old 1.25GHz PPC MacMini. I had put Fedora 10 PPC on it before I moved but found 3rd Party Linux software lacking. I put Mac OS X 10.5 back on it but now I still don’t know what to do with it. [Read More]

## Vyatta

Vyatta is a Linux-based router, firewall and VPN solution that can help you affordably build enterprise-class networks by delivering the performance, reliability and features of proprietary networking devices in an open-source package. Currently Community Version 4(VC4) is in Beta Testing. I’ve Looked at Vyatta before, VC4 is supposed to have large enhancements. It’s also neat that it’s available preinstalled in a VMware(currently only VC3 and VC2.2 as VC4 is not finalized yet). [Read More]