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

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Sat Nov 6 16:34:41 CDT 2010

> Completely agree with you on that point.  I'd love to see Equinix, AMSIX, LINX,
> DECIX, and the rest of the large exchange points put out statements indicating
> their ability to transparently support jumbo frames through their
> fabrics, or at
> least indicate a roadmap and a timeline to when they think they'll be able to
> support jumbo frames throughout the switch fabrics.

The Netnod IX in Sweden has offered 4470 MTU for many years. From


"One VLAN handles standard sized Ethernet frames (MTU <1500 bytes) and
one handles Ethernet Jumbo frames with MTU-size 4470 bytes."

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

More information about the NANOG mailing list