[fpc-devel] Re: [fpc-pascal] Website connectivity

Axel Scheepers axel.scheepers at nl.clara.net
Mon Aug 17 18:34:12 CEST 2009

On Mon, 2009-08-17 at 18:11 +0200, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > b) set the TCP maximum segment size of all *incoming* packets to 1472. This 
> > means that setting the MTU on your computer to a low value (which would then 
> > also be used by the server when replying) won't help, since the server always 
> > sees an MTU of 1472 bytes.

> It's a very common CISCO router :-)
> The problem is not really the router itself, but the instructions we got from 
> the ISP on how to configure it :(
> (totally braindead instructions in my opinion, but arguing didn't really help)

Hi and sorry for bumping in,

Over here (isp) we have to use a lower mtu to be able to pass both mpls
and vlan tags around, it's not that braindead if you need that. Why they
need that for 'simple' access is indeed a bit strange.

Kind regards,

Axel Scheepers
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