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Re: Ethernet NAPs (was Re: Miami ...)

  • From: RJ Atkinson
  • Date: Thu Aug 23 12:18:25 2001

At 11:37 23/08/01, Antony Antony wrote:
>for those who interested in IPv6,  Path MTU Discovery is not 
>in IPv6 stack.  To have end to end jumbo frames in native v6 
>we NAPs in the path should support jumbo frames.

More precisely, with IPv6 networks, either:
        (1) Path MTU Discovery is ALWAYS enabled and cannot be disabled 
        (2) the sending system never sends an IP packet 
                larger than 1280 bytes.
[Source: RFC-2460, Section 5, Page 24]

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