Re: yet another MTU discovery scheme

Philippe Prindeville <philipp@Gipsi.Gipsi.Fr> Sun, 25 February 1990 13:01 UTC

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Date: Sun, 25 Feb 90 14:00:55 -0100
From: Philippe Prindeville <philipp@Gipsi.Gipsi.Fr>
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To: deering@pescadero.stanford.edu
Subject: Re: yet another MTU discovery scheme
Cc: MTU Discovery <mtudwg>

Your scheme (actually, as you point out it has come up before) would
seem to suffer when trying to find the MTU if a Can't Fragment message
is lost en route...  Depending on the search technique, it could cause
quite poor behaviour.

-Philip