Subject: Re: DF strikes again
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/15/2001 14:36:26
On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 09:23:15PM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >But still, would it be so terrible to have a sysctl to enable fragmenting
> >even when DF is set? O:-)
> I beleive we must not do that.
Then how do you correct a situation where MTU is too small and some remote
site is doing PMTU discovery _and_ blocking ICMP packets? Yes, the problem
should be fixed at the remote site, but what if you NEED to use that site
and they do NOT fix the problem?