Subject: Re: can't contacted
To: Matt Doughty <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/11/2004 20:48:19
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 03:57:38AM -0500, Matt Doughty wrote:
> Not sure if this is the right list, but here we go.  I am currently behind
> a linksys broadband router, and I can't access from any of
> the *bsd (netbsd 1.6ZF, and OS X) hosts behind the router.  I can access
> the site from my solaris, and windows boxes.  what works from the *bsd
> hosts:
> ping to anywhere including
> the initial handshake with (it gets to the point of sending the GET and never
> gets a response)
> access to small pages on the netbsd site (
> surfing to all other sites I have tried
> what doesn't work:
> traceroute to anywhere (traceroute works from the windows box, but not the
> solaris and *bsd boxes)
> surfing the netbsd site.

sysctl -w net.inet.tcp.rfc1323=0

PPPoE and the MTU tricks it involves to work with TCP on ADSL links don't play
well with rfc1323 options.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference