RINA - scott whaps at the nanog hornets nest :-)
mpetach at netflight.com
Sat Nov 6 15:01:51 CDT 2010
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.
> 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
More information about the NANOG