[Bridge] Re: Any way of knowing a packet's been defragmented

Henrik Nordstrom hno at marasystems.com
Thu Aug 5 00:55:36 PDT 2004

On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Bart De Schuymer wrote:

> It has nothing to do with ebtables. It's all about connection tracking of ipv4
> packets on a transparent bridging firewall. Ct defragments packets, on the
> ipv4 PREROUTING hook, because it makes things easier. Ct on a transparent
> bridge is something people need.

The question on why the bridge needs to drop oversized fragments instead 
of simply letting iptables fragment them remains...


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