From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Thu 06 Jun 2002 - 10:34:02 IST
On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 08:09:29PM +0100, Ruaidhri Power mentioned:
> It turned out that the problem was that whenever a 1500-byte packet was
> generated on the local network and destined for the outside, it wouldn't
> `fit' out our ADSL connection, which had an MTU of 1492. The problem
> was solved by upgrading our ppp, to be able to use the `mssfixup'
Sounds like someone was blocking ICMP with their firewall. Otherwise,
your machine would have gotten an IMCP "MTU too big" message, which would
have solved that one.
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