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Re: Disable ipv4 fragmentation

Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Fragmentation is part of IP.  Changing the MTU does not prevent
> fragmentation.  Routers and everything in between is permitted to
> fragment traffic.
> You can set the DF (don't fragment) bit in various ways, but the result
> is that routers which need to fragment will instead drop your packets.
> IP guarantees that "small enough" packets can be transmitted without
> fragmentation, but that limit is a part of the protocol and not
> something you can configure.
> What is the problem you are trying to solve?

Why is this discussion being cross-posted on -devel-spanish?

David Moreno Garza <damog@ciencias.unam.mx> | http://www.damog.net/
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