Subject: Re: Path MTU discovery
To: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kevin M. Lahey <email@example.com>
Date: 07/15/1997 08:59:03
In message <199707140718.KAA00304@morden.ssh.fi>Michael Richardson writes
>>>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin M Lahey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Kevin> In message
> Kevin> <199706222055.QAA23783@istari.sandelman.ottawa.on.ca>"Michael
> Kevin> C. Ri chardson" writes
> >> Gee, I thought 4.4 did Path MTU discovery, and thus NetBSD did.
> >> My impression, from reading the code is that we almost do, but
> >> don't.
> Kevin> Nope. We definitely don't support it.
> Does there exist any available PMTU code for 4.4 or 4.3 kernels that
>would fit in?
In private e-mail, Perry pointed out that the BSDI stack supports it,
and mentioned something about it being publicly available.
We have source for BSDI at work, so I didn't pursue the publicly
available part, but the code is definitely there.
> Alternatively, is there something reasonably available, that might
>boot from a floppy that does it?
FreeBSD supports it.