[Dnsmasq-discuss] Re: using DHCP to set clients' MTU

Grant Coady gcoady.lk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 22:19:21 GMT 2008


On Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:59:26 +0000, you wrote:

...
>I was the OP on this thread and after much ado about my own firewall, I 
>discovered in a single isolated message on an obscure Russian blog (fortunately 
>posted in English) that my modem - a D-Link DSL-300T  - has its own firewall 
>with a single rule that messes with MTU. This is despite emphatic documentation 
>stating that it has no firewall. So every time I power cycle my modem, I have to 
>telnet into it and bring down its firewall. Fun.

I suppose that's less drastic than what I did with my dsl-302g, I run it in 
bridge mode now to get full control over the interface, much more reliable :)

Grant.
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