Subject: Re: ip reassembly time exceeded?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/31/1997 02:56:00
>jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU (Jonathan Stone) writes;
>>However, I _think_ an 576-byte MTU may be required for IPv6,
>>since 576-byte MTUs are allowed for multicast traffic.
>Last I looked they were going to require a 1500 byte MTU.
But, in fact, Jonathan was correct. IPv6 requires a 576 byte MTU. I
confused that with the requirement that hosts must be able to
reassemble at least 1500 byte large IP packets.
>Besides, a sending host just doesn't send
>fragments in any version of IP, unless it's IP implementation is
>severly broken. Routers fragment IP packets.
And I completely forgot UDP as Kevin Lahey pointed out.
Christoph Badura email@example.com
You don't need to quote my .signature. Everyone has seen it by now.
Besides, it doesn't add anything to the current thread.