UDP Packet reassembly

Stephen Clark sclark46 at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 28 19:24:17 UTC 2011

Hello List,

Could someone enlighten me as to when FreeBSD 6.3 does UDP packet 

I am having a problem where I am getting a fragmented udp packet (2 
pieces) everthing is
fine if I get the first frag first. but if the second frag comes first 
then both fragments get dropped.

I am using ipfilter and a bimap to redirect these packets to a host 
inside of the FreeBSD box,
so I suspicion it is ipfilter causing the drops.

I know, I know 6.3 is ancient history, but any insight would be appreciated.



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