Subject: Re: ip reassembly time exceeded?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Paul Goyette <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/27/1997 05:12:46
On 27 Jan 1997, Matthias Scheler wrote:

> > I heard that this is the minimum length specified for IP packets.
> No, the minimum length is 40 bytes.

40 bytes is the minimum length of an IP packet, but 576 is the minimum MTU
that an IP transport link needs to support.