Is UDP header compression (RFC 2508) supported in FreeBSD

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Thu Nov 4 01:57:21 PST 2004

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 10:35:47AM +0100, Jan Knoppers wrote:

>    Does anybody know whether RFC 2508 (Compressing IP/UDP/RTP Headers for
> Low-Speed Serial Links) is supported in FreeBSD? 

Look at the Authors of that RFC.

Compare it with this statement in ppp(8):

             Default: Enabled and Accepted.  This option determines if Van
             Jacobson header compression will be used.

Looks to me as if the answer is "Yes".



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