Subject: Re: in-kernel pppoe success (MSS clamping)
To: Mike Pelley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Byers <rb-netbsd@BigScaryChildren.net>
Date: 11/02/2001 00:08:15
On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Mike Pelley wrote:
> > Anyway, please publish this code (cleaned up or not) and run this through
> > the email@example.com mailing list!
> I would like to spend a bit more time on it before I post it, and
> unfortunately I have another NetBSD-related task that must come first.
> I will try to post it this Sunday however (this will be the first
> weekend I've had free in quite some time ;o).
Awesome, thanks - its (sadly) necessary to have MSS clamping support in
any real-world pppoe implementation IMHO. I just realized I can't access
some of my favourite web sites anymore because of the mss problem. Kind
of ironic actually, today I couldn't get RFC 1191 (PMTU discovery) from
www.faqs.org because of this problem :)