MTU handling in 6RD deployments

S.P.Zeidler spz at
Thu Jan 9 17:21:55 CET 2014

Thus wrote Templin, Fred L (Fred.L.Templin at

> What is the MTU as seen by the IPv6 hosts - 1480? Something less?
> Would it not be better if they could see 1500+?

Is this about the "let's improve a case of flu (router generates too many
Packet Too Big ICMP) with bubonic plague (let the router do both packet
fragmentation (wasn't that explicitly forbidden in IPv6?) and packet
reassembly)" idea?

spz at (S.P.Zeidler)

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