H. Peter Anvin (
7 Jul 1998 10:31:55 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: (Alan Cox)
In newsgroup:
> > Anyways, I notice that all the systems here, Sun, Alpha, SGI, windoze,
> > etc., use a TTL of 255 for TCP. Linux uses 64. Is there a specification?
> "Assigned Numbers" gives the currently recommended TTL

In Linux, of course, it is a sysctl as it should be :)


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