Subject: Re: default values for IPv4
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 06/12/2002 09:59:13
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 10:14:24AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

 > I think this is the appropriate change.  Historically, as we've improved
 > our TCP, we have gradually turned on the new features by default after some 
 > time has passed to demonstrate that they actually work as expected.  Path
 > MTU was off because we didn't have blackhole detection and thus knew there
 > were problems.  Since you added blackhole detection, I don't think there's
 > any reason for Path MTU to be off by default (Jason?  Kevin?).

Not that I can think of.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <> USENIX...