Re: How do i avoid packet segmentation?
- From: Grant Edwards <grante@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 14:31:24 -0000
On 2006-10-12, owolablo <owolabileg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I'm writing a program that sends 1500 bytes of data at once, from the
client to the server. However, the packet is broken down into 3
different segments of 500 each before getting to the server. This is
detrimental to the program i'm writing as I need the server to receive
the entire 1500 bytes at once.
TCP doesn't work that way.
How do I avoid this segmentation.
You don't use TCP.
Is it a linux setting which I can change or is it a TCP
You can force fragementation by lowering the MTU of the
interface, but you can't prevent it.
either way, what can I do? I'm sending the packets using the C
No, you're not sending packets.
You're sending a stream of bytes. That means you'd better be
prepared to receive a stream of bytes (one byte at a time if
the network so chooses).
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