Re: IP masquerading: what is ``need to frag''?

Alan Cox (alan@cymru.net)
Mon, 13 May 1996 09:07:50 +0100 (BST)


>
> message akin to this when the connection was about to hang:
>
> 202.41.31.247 -> sunsite.unc.edu: 202.41.30.252 icmp host
> unreachable: need to frag
>
> Does anyone have any ideas?

That is your machine telling sunsite its using too high an MTU. Im not sure
quite how that could occur in your case as I assume sunsite is arriving on
an interface with a 1006 MTU. Odd

Alan