Subject: RE: ip reassembly time exceeded?
To: 'Neil J. McRae'" , "'Curt Sampson' <>
From: Adam Glass <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/27/1997 18:49:18
Umm...send it to me and I'll see that it gets to the right folks.


-----Original Message-----
From:	Neil J. McRae [SMTP:neil@DOMINO.ORG]
Sent:	Monday, January 27, 1997 1:40 PM
To:	Curt Sampson
Cc:	Jukka Marin; Peter Simons;;
Subject:	Re: ip reassembly time exceeded? 

On Mon, 27 Jan 1997 08:35:04 -0800 (PST) 
 Curt Sampson <> wrote:
> This appears to be some sort of TCP problem. I too ran my PPP link
> with an MTU of 296 bytes for some time, and I noticed that connections
> to and from the routing machine (a Sun 3--the remote end is a
> Livingston Portmaster) were fine, but another machine on my local
> area network (this one running Windows 95) was having huge problems
> downloading web pages; it was getting ridiculously slow rates,
> probably due to dropped packets. Setting the MTU above 576 fixed
> this.
File a PR and send it to bill@microsoft,com :-)

Neil J. McRae. Alive and Kicking.       Domino: In the glow of the night.
neil@DOMINO.ORG        NetBSD/sparc: 100% SpF (Solaris protection Factor) 
  Free the daemon in your computer!