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Re: MAE-EAST Moving? from Tysons corner to reston VA.

  • From: Mikael Abrahamsson
  • Date: Fri Jun 16 11:25:16 2000

On 16 Jun 2000 [email protected] wrote:

> What is the largest MTU that you can use across a GigE fabric?

Frmo Extreme Networks manual:

The jumbo_frame_mtu range is 1523 to 9216. The value describes the maximum
size "on the wire," and includes 4 bytes of CRC plus another 4 bytes if
802.1Q tagging is being used.

I'd be surprised if other vendors are much different.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: [email protected]