Subject: Re: PMTUD blackhole detection
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/06/2001 18:46:21
>>>>> "itojun" == itojun <email@example.com> writes:
>> Cool. Is there some way that we could set a flag in the route, rather
>> than just having a per-connection flag? That way we only have to pay
>> the cost of the two timeouts once per black hole, rather than once per
itojun> if you know that PMTUD is failing for particular paths, you
itojun> should be able to set a lower path MTU value by using route(8)
itojun> (use -mtu keyword).
This doesn't work for, e.g. web servers with random connects from all
over. Having received one connection from a client, the odds of a getting a
second one is high, and there may in fact be 4+ concurrent ones already.