Re: ping packet loss when size gt 1500
firstname.lastname@example.org on 17/10/10 16:30, wrote:
on this one
I thought I knew enough to keep my own home LAN going but I'm stuck
and I can't work out what to do next. In fact I thought everything
until I tried pinging with big packet sizes.
ping -s 1472 www.bbc.co.uk
ping -s 1472 18.104.22.168
works fine, no packet loss ever.
ping -s 1473 www.bbc.co.uk
works fine too.
ping -s 1473 22.214.171.124
results in 100% packet loss.
I have a bizarre problem with the server at 126.96.36.199, which is
broker whose server keeps disconnecting when making data requests.
am the only
is blaming the problem on me.
188.8.131.52 is used by a huge number of clients and I apparently
Could it be something on my LAN? Or could it be my ISP (British
DNS server will randomly go down for a while and then come back (not
that to give
with the appearance of this problem though) - I thought I'd state
an idea of the ISP's reliability.
Or is this ping problem definitely something I can sort out and
perhaps solve it?
Just a guess but I would hypothesize that you have bumped up against
a Maximum Transmission Unit limit.
Thanks for all the info. I guess it tells me there's nothing definitely wrong.