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SubjectRE: [PATCH] Linux default IP ttl
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> What problems could occur from raising it to 128? I'd imagine routing
> loops might mean a bit more traffic, but if other major OSes are at TTL
> 128 and someone is actually having trouble with 64, then why not raise it?

I just did a traceroute to one of the IP addresses that fails with a TTL of
64 ... it is in India but the traceroute ends with a different IP address in
less than 16 hops ... proxy arp ???

Anyway ... with the address in question is able to access my server farm
with a TTL of 128 but not with 64. I have NO IDEA what those people are
doing inside their net ... and really do not care. The bottom line as far as
I am concerned is that if they can reach me, I should be able to reach them
... and with a TTL of 128, it appears that I can.

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