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Fragmentation and Reassembly
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Godred Fairhurst's Data Communications Course: Maximum Transfer Unit (MTU)


Albert P. Belle WinSock Tuning FAQ (see "Tuning MTU/MSS/RWIN")

"Fragmentation Considered Harmful" by Christopher A. Kent and Jeffrey C. Mogul (December 1987)

Path MTU Discovery and Filtering ICMP by Marc Slemko

Lynn Larrow's Place (MTU/MSS page)

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