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@@ -16,8 +16,12 @@ ip_default_ttl - INTEGER
Default: 64 (as recommended by RFC1700)
ip_no_pmtu_disc - BOOLEAN
- Disable Path MTU Discovery.
- default FALSE
+ Disable Path MTU Discovery. If enabled and a
+ fragmentation-required ICMP is received, the PMTU to this
+ destination will be set to min_pmtu (see below). You will need
+ to raise min_pmtu to the smallest interface MTU on your system
+ manually if you want to avoid locally generated fragments.
+ Default: FALSE
min_pmtu - INTEGER
default 552 - minimum discovered Path MTU