"ping" with packets larger then 25152 bytes fails.
barney_cordoba at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 16 20:04:41 UTC 2008
--- On Wed, 7/16/08, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au> wrote:
> From: Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au>
> Subject: Re: "ping" with packets larger then 25152 bytes fails.
> To: "Eitan Shefi" <eitans at mellanox.co.il>
> Cc: freebsd-net at freebsd.org
> Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 7:55 AM
> On 2008-Jul-16 10:41:57 +0300, Eitan Shefi
> <eitans at mellanox.co.il> wrote:
> >When I run "ping" between 2 identical FreeBSD
> hosts, with packets larger
> >then 25152 bytes, "ping" fails.
> >Does someone has an idea what might cause this failure
> No, but a few more datapoints:
> - it only affects real network connections - localhost is
> - The problem also occurs when pinging FreeBSD 7.x from
> linux but not
> when the same linux system pings a Winbloze box.
> - Pinging either linux or winbloze from FreeBSD 7.x fails.
> Peter Jeremy
> Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's
> inability to implement
> an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their
> claimed behaviour.
Isn't this sort of like going to your auto dealer and complaining that you get vibration at 240mph?
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