Subject: Re: can't raise in kernel pppoe0 with mtu > 1460
To: Carl Brewer <email@example.com>
From: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/22/2005 09:08:05
On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 06:59:07PM +1100, Carl Brewer wrote:
> Is there some reason why you're blocking the ICMP
> type 3 code 4 packets? See :
I might have missed something, was there evidence that *he* is doing that?
Somthing (the d-link gadget?) might do that, which would cause the need
for mss clamping - but the common scenario where you run into this problems
is that this bogus filtering happens beyound your controll.
Ever tried to get VeriSign to change their firewall setup?
Or a customer (where you are forced to establish working communication) with
a completely clueeless network admin (that you are not in a position to get
fired)? Or an ISP with "transparent" (forced) proxy?