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To: <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
Subject: RE: CIPE-Win32: communication breakdown
From: "Mark Smith" <mark.smith,AT,avcosystems,DOT,co,DOT,uk>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 09:55:29 +0100
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In-reply-to: <000101c331b7$9d605c20$d100010a@lyta>

> I've confirmed this to be a problem at our site when 
> communicating either
> between Win32 and linux or linux and linux.  What I don't 
> understand is why
> the clamp mss seems to fix the problem.  There don't appear 
> to be any blocks
> that'll prevent the ICMP replies to TCP DF requests, so MTU should be
> negotiated correctly, and thus MSS.  Can someone explain to 
> me, or point to
> an explanation, as to why the clamp is needed?
> 
> As for Win32, I've found no such fix.  The Win32 machines 
> simply do not
> work, and I don't have control over all of them in order to 
> drop MTU.  I
> need another solution, and I'm sure there must be something out there.
> 
> More information needed...

Anyone had any thoughts on this?

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Mark Smith - Avco Systems Ltd
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