something fishy with this network

Nagilum freebsd at
Fri Sep 10 14:19:31 PDT 2004

Thanks Charles,
You really saved my day!
I had a "set MRU 1448" in my  /etc/ppp/ppp.conf, I changed it to the 
default size of 1492 which even though it's even larger, solved the 
Thanks a lot again!

Charles Swiger wrote:

> 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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