Internet Exchanges supporting jumbo frames?

Jakob Heitz (jheitz) jheitz at
Fri Mar 18 22:21:20 UTC 2016

Then it's mainly TCP slowstart that you're trying to improve?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dale W. Carder [mailto:dwcarder at]
> Sent: Friday, March 18, 2016 3:03 PM
> To: Jakob Heitz (jheitz) <jheitz at>
> Cc: nanog at
> Subject: Re: Internet Exchanges supporting jumbo frames?
> Thus spake Jakob Heitz (jheitz) (jheitz at on Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 09:29:44PM +0000:
> > What's driving the desire for larger packets?
> In our little corner of the internet, it is to increase the performance
> of a low number of high-bdp flows which are typically dataset transfers.
> All of our non-commercial peers support 9k.
> Dale

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