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RE: MAE-EAST Moving? from Tysons corner to reston VA.
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. > > > > > 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 > > > On 16 Jun 2000 [email protected] wrote: > > > > > 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? > > > > > > --- > > Michael Dillon Phone: +44 (20) 7769 8489 > > Mobile: +44 (79) 7099 2658 > > Director of Product Engineering, GTS IP Services > > 151 Shaftesbury Ave. > > London WC2H 8AL > > UK > > > > >