Subject: Re: MSS doesn't honour route MTU
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rui Paulo <email@example.com>
Date: 06/16/2006 00:29:44
At Thu, 15 Jun 2006 15:59:39 -0700,
Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Jun 8, 2006, at 11:23 AM, Mihai CHELARU wrote:
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Quentin Garnier"
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > 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".
Ok, so how does it recieve something that's not under the values of
the MTU ?
And, what should the route -mtu option do, after all ?