should TCPs do MTU black hole detection?
randy at psg.com
Fri Nov 19 03:03:21 UTC 1999
>> o when it breaks, the noc gets the call, debugs it, and it gets fixed
but at least the user knows where the problem lies, as opposed to
>> o when it breaks, the software does successive guesswork back-offs until
>> it makes it through. the performance sucks big-time, the customer
>> thinks the isp is at fault, but the noc does not get called and the
>> real problem never gets fixed.
> This one is pretty accurate though.
where the user thinks the isp sucks. and the latter will be forever
increasing entropy. the net as experienced just gets worse and worse.
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