Subject: Re: DF bit copying in gif processing
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/17/2000 10:24:40
On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 01:10:55PM -0400, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

 > Except that, in practice, the folks who needs to start doing
 > black-hole discovery are the N zillion web servers sitting behind
 > their own icmp-opaque firewalls....

So, if an admin has an icmp-opaque firewall in front of his web farm,
he deserves to lose.  Losing may include turning off PMTU Discovery
on his web servers.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>