Re: [Softwires] [Int-area] [nvo3] Is it feasible to perform fragmentation on UDP encapsulated packets.

"Templin, Fred L" <Fred.L.Templin@boeing.com> Thu, 02 June 2016 21:17 UTC

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From: "Templin, Fred L" <Fred.L.Templin@boeing.com>
To: Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu>, "otroan@employees.org" <otroan@employees.org>, Xuxiaohu <xuxiaohu@huawei.com>
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Subject: Re: [Softwires] [Int-area] [nvo3] Is it feasible to perform fragmentation on UDP encapsulated packets.
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Agree with Joe, and also just to mention that RFC4459 discusses tunnel MTU
and fragmentation considerations.

Thanks - Fred

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Int-area [mailto:int-area-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf Of Joe Touch
> Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 11:08 AM
> To: otroan@employees.org; Xuxiaohu <xuxiaohu@huawei.com>
> Cc: Softwires WG <softwires@ietf.org>rg>; nvo3@ietf.org; int-area@ietf.org; lisp@ietf.org; tsvwg@ietf.org
> Subject: Re: [Int-area] [nvo3] [Softwires] Is it feasible to perform fragmentation on UDP encapsulated packets.
> 
> 
> 
> On 5/27/2016 3:50 AM, otroan@employees.org wrote:
> > It is not possible to implement reassembly complying with IETF RFCs.
> 
> a) ATM does this at ridiculously high fragment rates. Granted IP frags
> can come out of order, but the fragments are generally much larger.
> 
> b) What is the alternative, given we have minimum MTU requirements?
> 
> If you're limiting yourself to IPv4 payloads where DF=0, sure, there
> there is an alternative. But you've just disabled IPv6 and IPv4 with DF=1.
> 
> I.e., it's not possible to NOT implement this and comply with IETF RFCs.
> 
> Joe
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