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Re: Re: icmp/ping implementation in linux

On Tuesday 20 March 2001 12:06, sreangsu acharyya wrote:
> currently linux's ping doesnot have the DF bit setting option, however it
> has the (ii)nd. What I am keen to know is, I find the kernel's icmp_send()
> curtails any bit in excess of 576. So even if i do a
> ping -s 1000
> some_one the outgoing packet size may not be what I want.

Well I tried that once on dialup with -s 1500 and I could see a huge burst of 
outgoing traffic on kpppload. But I can't talk interms of packets. Never 
thought of that...