Subject: Re: kern/20039 - ppp and mbuf leak
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/19/2003 11:48:45
On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 11:33:45AM +0200, Michael Kukat wrote:
> In-kernel pppoe has the problem of missing "MSS clamping" for forwarded
> connections AFAIK.

Please expand this.

> Are there any success stories about this? I never really tried this out, as it
> was documented, that the correct MSS is only sent in outgoing connection from
> the interface, not in forwarded connection via a firewall using pppoe0.

I don't understand what you are talking about. Of course it just works,
see pppoe(4) and search for "clamping" or see