On Thursday 31 July 2008 01:21:25 Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 16:20:06 -0500, Derek Ragona <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > At 11:04 PM 7/29/2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > >> > [TCP] splits traffic to 'segments' using its own logic ... > >> > >> Is there a simple way for a FreeBSD system to cause its peer to use a > >> transmit segment size of, say, 640 bytes -- so that the peer will > >> never try to send a packet larger than that? > >> > >> I'm trying to get around a network packet-size problem. In case it > >> matters, the other end is SunOS 4.1.1 on a sun3, and I've been unable > >> to find a way to limit its packet size directly. > > > > Just as an FYI, you might want to do: > > man setsockopt > > ro > > man getsockopt > > > > Each tcp conversation can have it's own size set along with a bunch of > > other params. > > Good point. The TCP_MAXSEG can reduce the maximum segment size for a > single TCP connection to something smaller than the interface MTU :)
Just adding that MTU can be set per destination with the help of route(8) and the -mtu modifier. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"