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April 22, 2004

Quote of the day: router buoys

In a message from Kevin Stevens in a discussion of the recent alleged TCP vulnerability on the freebsd-security mailing list:

On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Dag-Erling Smœrgrav wrote:
> I think the default ttl of 64 was an arbitrary choice. You would
> probably be fine using 32, but any lower than that and you would start
> having trouble crossing oceans.

?? Because of all the router buoys floating around??

Posted by roam at April 22, 2004 01:39 AM