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RE: jumbo frames
From: "David Hares" <dhares () networktwo net>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 11:57:08 -0400


We use it extensively, since all we do is VPNs, and path MTU discovery is
broken in too many places.  This allows us to carry unfragmented 1500 byte
packets inside tunnels.  It does mean you have to get all the 10 & 100 Mb
ethernet paths out of the picture.  FDDI, GigE, ATM, Frame, PPP p2t, token
ring (gag #!@) are alternatives.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog () merit edu [mailto:owner-nanog () merit edu]On Behalf Of
Mikael Abrahamsson
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2001 2:44 AM
To: nanog () merit edu
Subject: RE: jumbo frames



On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Tony Hain wrote:


John Fraizer wrote:

We do on router-router links internally.

Why?

In case of tunneling it's nice not to have to resort to fragmentation.

--
Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike () swm pp se





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