FTTH Active vs Passive

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Tue Dec 1 14:15:03 CST 2009


On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 08:07:42PM +0000, James Bensley wrote:
> I'm wondering why despite all this comparatively magical speed
> increase we have seen over the last decade, with 10 times better on
> the horizon, we the customer ever get a 1:1 speed ratio?

	speed kills...

	actually, the killer here is PMTU... there is almost no
	way to effectively utilize the BW when the MTU is locked to
	1500 bytes.

--bill

> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> James ;)
> 
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