can I ask mtu question

sthaug at sthaug at
Fri Jan 30 21:59:12 UTC 2009

> That depends on the hardware.  I've seen gear running as low as ~8k.  I'd  
> have to consult standard, but I think the max is 10k (10240).

There *is* no standard for jumbo MTU. IEEE has steadfastly refused to
standardize anything bigger than 1500 bytes.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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