Strange network problem accessing Ebay and versiontracker websites

Robert Sherrard rob at
Wed May 3 21:30:29 UTC 2006

For what's it's worth you could use ping and the "don't fragment" switch 
to test MTU sizes.


Justin M. Streiner wrote:
> On Wed, 3 May 2006, Shane Owens wrote:
>> Can anyone give me any suggestions as to what routes to take to
>> troubleshoot this?  Logic tell me that is I have reach ability and one
>> browser work but another doesn't it's a software problem with either the
>> browser or the site, but being able to take the same machine to another
>> network and have it work points to a whole different problem.
>> Could this be a MTU issue?
> It sounds like that is a possibility.  Are the DSL users being served 
> by PPPoE?  Setting the IP MTU on your PPPoE access template, depending 
> on whose gear you're using to provide the servide provider end of your 
> DSL services, to 1492 may help.
> jms

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