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Title : TCP Problems with Path MTU Discovery
Author(s) : K. Lahey
Filename : draft-ietf-tcpimpl-pmtud-02.txt
Pages : 15
Date : 27-Aug-99
This memo catalogs several known TCP implementation problems dealing
with Path MTU Discovery [RFC1191], including the long-standing black
hole problem, stretch ACKs due to confusion between MSS and segment
size, and MSS advertisement based on PMTU. The goal in doing so is
to improve conditions in the existing Internet by enhancing the
quality of current TCP/IP implementations.
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