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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Linux default IP ttl
On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 03:03:31AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
>
> George Bonser writes:
> > This has reduced considerably the number of ICMP messages where a packet has
> > expired
> > in transit from my server farms. Looks like there are a lot of clients out
> > there running
> > (apparently) modern Microsoft OS versions with networks having a lot of hops
> > (more than 64).
>
> Why are there 64 friggin hops between machine in your server farm?
> That is what I want to know. It makes no sense, even over today's
> internet, to have more than 64 hops between two sites.

I seem to recall seeing an NT box setup as a router and it decided to
decrement the TTL by 128 every time instead of 1.
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