Subject: Re: pppoe problem
To: Christopher Vance <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/14/2001 09:54:10
On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 07:49:40PM +1100, Christopher Vance wrote:
> : real problem, and it depends on a number of shaky assumptions (which,
> : to be fair, it looks to me as though you'd get away with; it may be
> : good enough for an interim patch for your case).
> I'll try rp-pppoe as an alternative on NetBSD before I try OpenBSD or
> reinstall FreeBSD on the box.  I was trying to have multiple IP
> filtering software in use, hence the variety of OS.  Now that my box
> count is down by one, I've lost on that one.  :-(

I'm really interested to hear whether the MSS clamping feature in rp-pppoe
fixes this.
Have you tried: "route add default -mtu 1492" on the inside machines?
(e.g. blue/green)