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    SubjectRe: 2.6.27 seems to break something with DSL
    On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 02:53:16PM +0200, Philip Stark wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I'm sorry, I didn't lurk before making my first posting to this list,
    > but it seemed to me that this might be an important problem/bug (if it
    > is one).
    > first off, my network infrastructure:
    > "internet" --(magic*)-- DSL Modem --(DHCP)-- Router --(DHCP)-- Computer
    > * PPPsomething i guess...
    > My observations so far:
    > with kernel =< 2.6.26 i can connect to the rest of the world perfectly
    > (ping works and i can browse "the internet")
    > now with kernel 2.6.27, i.e with all the release candidates and also
    > with the final version from yesterday i can ping anything just fine,
    > but i can't browse. that is when i 'wget' it resolves the
    > address into the correct IP and then goes on to 'connecting' just to
    > grind to a complete halt. after some time of course it times out.
    > it seems to be related to the packet size because ping only seems to
    > work because it uses small packets. if i increase the ping size up to
    > 1000 bytes, it fails as well. (while it does work on 2.6.26)
    > oh and it is the same problem on the wireless and the wired interface.
    > on 2 different laptops and on my desktop (which have different
    > networking chips, two intel and one realtek)
    > best Regards
    > Philip Stark
    > PS: if i horribly misposted, please slap me across the face and ignore me :)

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