[Ilugc] [OT?] Many sites not opening - BSNL BB
mohan.tux at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 07:08:55 IST 2012
On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 7:05 AM, Mohan Sundaram <mohan.tux at gmail.com> wrote:
> This has been an issue for a long time now. Many sites do not open as
> packets get dropped when encapsulation happens. It is seen more often
> when you have control connections getting dropped. PPP control
> connections is one such case.
> I've also noticed this more often in sites that are served out of
> large web farms/ CDNs which have some kind of indirection/ reverse
> proxy. LinkedIn is a standing example.
Apologies for replying to my own post. To get rid of this problem
across networks that I move in and out of, I've set my ethernet MTU to
1300 ( a safe number) to account for a few encapsulated hops.
-- Mohan Sundaram
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