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SubjectRe: Alan's bug catalogue
Alan Cox writes:
> Gordon chaffee writes:
> > I have my local MTU set to 296 for sl0, but I'm not sure if the
> > other end is honoring this size, and the automatic detection
> > doesn't seem to be happening. The problem only happens in combination
>
> SLIP requires both ends set the same MTU and set it by hand. It is not
> negotiated or set by the protocols as PPP does.

I didn't know this. I've now set the slip MTU to be 1500, and now ip
forwarding seems to work over the slip connection. For the other
people who have the same setup that I do, you may want to see if setting
the MTU to 1500 works for you.

Gordon Chaffee
chaffee@bugs-bunny.cs.berkeley.edu


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