gsarsons at home.com
Thu Jan 18 22:25:51 EST 2001
Sent this faster than I wanted ... ment to add that I thought the max
size I could send with ping was 65507 + 8 ICMP header + 20 for IP
equalling 65535. This means I'm a little smaller than I could be.
Greg Sarsons wrote:
> I have a ping question maybe someone can shed some light on. I've been
> fooling around with changing packet data size for ping to do some
> tests. Anyway, I've noticed I can not send data larger than 65467 plus
> 8 bytes for a header ... total 65475. Anything larger is said to be too
> Now ICMP is in the same layer as IP right? Below that we are
> essentially down to the physical layer putting stuff into frames. What
> is causing the 65467 limit on the size of the ping? ... frames???
> It said use Windows 98 or better so I installed Linux.
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It said use Windows 98 or better so I installed Linux.
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