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Re: can I ask mtu question
From: "Ricky Beam" <jfbeam () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:33:37 -0500
On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 16:51:00 -0500, Justin M. Streiner
<streiner () cluebyfour org> wrote:
If you're sourcing the pings from a device that supports it, you can
also send the large pings with the Do Not Fragment bit set.
Most modern systems do that already (part of path MTU discovery.) And if
there are no routers in the path (only the switch in question), then
there's nothing to fragment it anyway.