jumbo frames

Stephen Sprunk stephen at sprunk.org
Fri Apr 27 15:55:21 UTC 2001

From: "Kurt Kayser" <kurt at noris.de>
> Isn't it a lot more cpu-intensive to 'collect' some 1500-byte frames
> into some larger bucket, reassemble it into a jumbo-frame when the
> next box has to chop it in order to send it out on a Sonet/PPP/etc
> interface which might have a smaller MTU again?

Intermediate routers to not 'collect' small packets into big packets.

> Kurt


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