RINA - scott whaps at the nanog hornets nest :-)

Michael Hallgren m.hallgren at free.fr
Sat Nov 6 16:17:21 CDT 2010


Le samedi 06 novembre 2010 à 13:01 -0700, Matthew Petach a écrit :
> On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:32 PM, George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com> wrote:
> >> I doubt that 1500 is (still) widely used in our Internet... Might be,
> >> though, that most of us don't go all the way to 9k.
> >>
> >> mh
> >
> > Last week I asked the operator of fairly major public peering points if they supported anything larger than 1500 MTU.  The answer was "no".
> >
> 
> There's still a metric buttload of SONET interfaces in the core that
> won't go above 4470.
> 
> So, you might conceivably get 4k MTU at some point in the future, but
> it's really, *really* unlikely you'll get to 9k MTU any time in the next
> decade.

Right, though I'm unsure of "decade" since we're moving off SDH/Sonet
quite agressively.

mh

> 
> Matt

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