Subject: Re: MSS doesn't honour route MTU
To: Mihai CHELARU <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/15/2006 15:59:39
On Jun 8, 2006, at 11:23 AM, Mihai CHELARU wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Quentin Garnier"
> To: "Mihai CHELARU" <email@example.com>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2006 9:11 PM
> Subject: Re: MSS doesn't honour route MTU
>> Not unless you set net.inet.tcp.mss_ifmtu to 1.
> No, it's the same:
Which is correct. The MSS is independent of the MTU. The MSS is a
value advertised to the peer that says "this is the maximum segment
size I am willing to receive".
Even net.inet.tcp.mss_ifmtu is a brain-dead hack that should have
never seen the light of day.