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From: Bjoern Engels (bengelslanworks.de)
Date: Mon Aug 13 2001 - 08:37:40 CDT
> On Monday 13 August 2001 05:57, James Wilkus wrote:
> > The ttl (time to live) is hops or routes, not seconds, so a ttl of
> > 121 has that many hops before the packet is discarded.
Not necessarily. It could be 121 seconds - if one of the routers
is waiting for fragments of a fragmented packet for more than one
second, the TTL is being count down in seconds. In your case
the router would discard the packet after 121 seconds and reply
with a ICMP ttl-zero-during-reassembly.
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