North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: MTU of the Internet?

  • From: Steven L. Johnson
  • Date: Mon Feb 09 12:24:24 1998

At 05:46 PM 2/7/98 GMT, William Allen Simpson wrote:
>I hate to extend this thread any, but there is too much misinformation
>to let slide....
>As to the proposal that the big packets could be sliced and diced to
>allow a smaller interactive packet thru -- well, the PPP fragmentation
>header has been out there for years, but nobody really implements it,
>even for multi-link.  Too much pain, not enough gain.  Same problems as

I've heard of people configuring only one link within a MLPPP bundle
and saying that it helps in some cases.