Subject: Re: TCP_MSS to 1460 in tcp.h or /etc/netstart?
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/25/1997 15:47:52
"Erik E. Fair" writes:
> I was visiting a medium-sized ISP with lots of IETF people today, and an
> old issue came up: default TCP MSS in NetBSD.

Given that path MTU discovery is almost in place, is this really an
interesting issue any longer?

> What are the real (not theoretical) downsides of this change? I'd like to
> see this go in to NetBSD 1.3. More througput with lower overhead.

1.3 is feature frozen -- no feature changes are going in at this
point, only bug fixes except for feature fixes to install utilities.