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Re: Strange public traceroutes return private RFC1918 addresses

  • From: bill
  • Date: Tue Feb 03 09:39:59 2004

> > A more important question is what will happen as we move out
> > of the 1500 byte Ethernet world into the jumbo gigE world. It's
> > only a matter of time before end users will be running gigE
> > networks and want to use jumbo MTUs on their Internet links.
> The performance gain achieved by using jumbo frames outside of very
> specific LAN scenarios is highly questionable, and they're still not
> standardized.  Are "jumbo" Internet MTUs seen as a pressing issue by
> ISPs and vendors these days?
> -Terry

	for some, yes.  running 1ge is fairly common and 10ge is
	maturing.  bleeding edge 40ge is available ... and 1500byte
	mtu is -not- an option.