[nycbug-talk] Call for pictures of the holiday party

alex at pilosoft.com alex
Fri Dec 17 10:15:33 EST 2004

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Bjorn Nelson wrote:

> I remember we were taking a poll on what local NY isp's people liked,
> and I recommended acedsl.  I am running into a problem but it's not
> actually with them but others trying to access my site at home (using
> acedsl).  I am only having problems from people on verizon dsl and
> earthlink dsl.  It seems that pages only load partially or not at all.  
> He is on PPPoE and I read that problems like this happen when you use
> the default Windows setting of 1500 MTU.  We set it down to 1438, which
> was a point it stopped fragmenting at but it didn't seem to help.  
> Anyone else have this same problem or can guess what this would be
> happening?  Anyone a verizon user that would like to help me verify
> this?
Yes, please turn off iptables on your end, you have something that filters
ICMP and is breaking his PMTU discovery (google for "PMTU discovery").

> I have a world of warcraft guild webpage that I have been using as a
> benchmark, I am curious too see if anyone else can't load the page
> completely either.  My friend loads the page but is unable to load the
> image: http://www.proteanorder.org


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