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 From:  "Barry Mather" <barry dot mather at dorecentres dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] R: [m0n0wall] MTU
 Date:  Mon, 11 Oct 2004 09:28:38 +1000
I know there is an extra vpn overhead on tcp packets, but I just could
not find this info anywhere !!

That's why I'm adding my thought to the list

-----Original Message-----
From: edp dot lists at acerbis dot it [mailto:edp dot lists at acerbis dot it] 
Sent: Friday, 8 October 2004 7:38 PM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: [m0n0wall] R: [m0n0wall] MTU

> Anyway, I knew this had to be an mtu issue but the usual setting it to
> 1492 just didn't work  ... after some trial and error,

1492 is mtu of pppoe encapsulated connections; vpn tunnels surely add
overhead, depending on level of encapsulation.

Also, there is an issue also related to monowall (freebsd) when used
dummynet regarding generation of ICMP fragmentation packets.
Look at the list archives for more information.


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