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# of hops

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Nov 27th, 2002
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TTL is 8-bit, but this does not mean that the IP packet goes from source to destination by 255 hops. Thus, what is the max. # of hops that the IP packet traverse from the source to the destination.


if you support your answer with a reference, that would be great.


Many thanks


Dr. Abdullah


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vmiller Wed, 11/27/2002 - 13:31
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might depend on which routing protocol you use.


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