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Path MTU discovery solution space

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Author Ole Trøan
Last updated 2019-04-01 (Latest revision 2018-09-28)
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Path MTU discovery has turned out to be a thorny problem that has haunted the Internet community for decades. Lately there has been some work both at the transport layer and at the network layer. This memo lists the solutions the author is aware of from the perspective of the network layer.


Ole Trøan

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