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    SubjectRe: ppp mru/mtu and ip masquerading
    Hi,

    On Sat, Feb 27, 1999 at 05:49:29PM -0500, Dan Srebnick wrote:

    > For days I was attempting to go to a http://www.iomega.com from a machine
    > behind an ip masquerading firewall running kernel 2.2.2. DNS would
    > resolve, and the browsers would wait indefinitely for a response.
    > However, I could reach the site using lynx from the firewall.
    >
    > My ppp mru/mtu was set to 512 for performance reasons. I wondered if this

    I'm certainly not a TCP person, but as www.iomega.com blocks ICMP echo / echo
    reply, is it possible they've done a stupid and blocked _all_ ICMP including
    frag_needed (thus clobbering path mtu discovery)?

    S.

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