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

  • From: Dmitri Krioukov
  • Date: Fri Jun 16 14:20:18 2000

the theoretical maximum (guaranteeing the same ber
via crc-32) is 12k. 9k is a trade-off between
this maximum and maximums of some applications
(like nfs -- 8k).

one of the first major jumbo frame pushers was
alteon.
--
dima.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of
> John Fraizer
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2000 11:11 AM
> To: [email protected]
> Cc: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: MAE-EAST Moving? from Tysons corner to reston VA.
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> If I'm not mistaken, 9000bytes is the max.
>
> >From acenic.c (By D.Becker of course)
>
>  * To enable jumbo frames, simply specify an mtu between 1500 and 9000
>  * bytes to ifconfig. Jumbo frames can be enabled or disabled at any time
>  * by running `ifconfig eth<X> mtu <MTU>' with <X> being the Ethernet
>  * interface number and <MTU> being the MTU value.
>
> ---
> John Fraizer
> EnterZone, Inc
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>
> On 16 Jun 2000 [email protected] wrote:
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> >
> > On Fri, 16 June 2000, "Richard A. Steenbergen" wrote:
> >
> > >In a
> > > public exchange point where you're talking to multiple
> networks across a
> > > shared media it makes sense to do GigE, multiple GigE, 10GigE, etc,
> >
> > What is the largest MTU that you can use across a GigE fabric?
> >
> >
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