ISP options

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at
Tue Oct 27 16:07:01 MDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 04:03:05PM -0600, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Most ISPs filter or mangle packets in ways they think will cause no 
> harm.  They are sorely mistaken.  There is always *something* that 
> breaks due to packet interference, but ISPs hear about only a fraction 
> of the issues that occur.

I agree completely.  Part of the problem with filtering/mangling is that
it can cause problems that are weird enough that you don't really know
who to blame.  It can be terribly frustrating.

Andrew McNabb
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