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revised Windows 7 doesn't request MTU from DHCP server; what is it thinking?
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comment Windows 7 doesn't request MTU from DHCP server; what is it thinking?
@FiascoLabs But what happens when the router drops packets destined for the Internet when they cannot fit out the pipe?
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comment Windows 7 doesn't request MTU from DHCP server; what is it thinking?
i've been preparing screenshots and documentation for that very issue in pfSense. Unfortunately they are pretty testy is someone suggests an issue with their system. Then they'd likely suggest that i shouldn't be relying on ICMP notifications; as a lot of firewalls are misconfigured to block it. And finally that i should simply set the MTU on enterprise's LAN NICs.
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comment Windows 7 doesn't request MTU from DHCP server; what is it thinking?
i got my (mis)information about Path MTU Discovery relying on TCP MSS from this MSDN article. i see now that just read it wrong. Consulting RFC1191 - Path MTU Discovery would have been the better choice. Now i'm left to wonder why the local router isn't responding with ICMP Destination Unreachable - Fragmentation needed but DF flag set. pfSense just released version 2.1, and it doesn't send ICMP 3-4 :(
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