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Subject: Re: strange behaviour ftp over cipe
From: Stephen Robert Norris <srn,AT,fn,DOT,com,DOT,au>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 00:08:18 +0200
In-reply-to: <3B3A48F7.4C30A011@wiminno.com>

On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 10:58:32PM +0200, Ulrich Klenk wrote:
> Hi List,
> 
> I have a little problem with passive ftp over cipe.
> Notebook ----- Cipe A           Cipe B ----- FTP
> 10.0.0.50-10.0.0.254   x.x.x.1      y.y.y.1---  y.y.y.2
>                         10.0.0.93-------10.0.1.93
> 
> cipe-Network is fine (ping in both directions).
> 
> I can log in with FTP, I can List with DIR in smaller directorys, I can
> create and remove directorys, but in larger directorys (> 12 entries) I
> can only see the first 12 entries, then --> nothing. No more traffic on
> the cipe network, no traffic on the Real-NICS...
> 
> Something to do with package?
> 
> Have no idea.. . (and a very bad english :-))
> 
> THX for hints,
> 
> Uli

This is normally a symptom of an MTU that is too large, and something along
the route not returning correct ICMP messages, so the MTU discovery
algorithm goes awry.

Either work out where the ICMP messages are being lost, or try lowering the
MTU on one or both of the network interfaces...

        Stephen

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