something fishy with this network

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Fri Sep 10 13:48:42 PDT 2004

On Sep 10, 2004, at 4:40 PM, Nagilum wrote:
> Everything works fine except I can't access certain hosts in the 
> internet from the Powerbook or the gateway, the most famous being 
> ( is another one). I can access other hosts 
> without problems but from some I just don't get anything.

Hm, perhaps try adjusting your MTU down?  "ifconfig _name_ mtu 512"

[ Obviously, you want to use the largest MTU which works, but the above 
is a quick test that will show whether this helps.  Replace _name_ with 
the name of your outgoing NIC.... ]


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