Subject: Re: ip reassembly time exceeded?
To: Jonathan Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kevin M. Lahey <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/1997 21:08:34
In message <199701280300.TAA09938@Pescadero.DSG.Stanford.EDU>Jonathan Stone wri
>However, I _think_ an 576-byte MTU may be required for IPv6,
>since 576-byte MTUs are allowed for multicast traffic. Fragmentation
>and reassembly is the responsibility of host-systems in IPv6; hosts
>should use path-MTU discovery and fragment accordingly, but
>there's currently no good way to negotiate a path MTU over a dynamic
Right you are. Note that you can still get ICMP Packet Too Big
messages from routers forwarding multicast packets (in IPv6) --
not that anyone has implemented multicast routing yet in IPv6. :-(
I understand several groups are working on it...
Has this gone sufficiently far afield yet?