IPv6 MTUs smaller than 1280 bytes?
fernando at gont.com.ar
Fri Sep 10 23:40:19 CEST 2010
Thanks so much for your response. Just to double-check: is this the
actual MTU, or do you infer such MTU as a result of he advertised TCP
bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> yes - we see MTUs of 1220 with some regularity.
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 05:36:52PM -0300, Fernando Gont wrote:
>> I'm told that in some scenarios, IPv6 operates over link-layers that do
>> not provide an MTU gretear than or equal to 1280 bytes (the IPv6
>> required minimum MTU).
>> Has anybody seen such a thing?
>> P.S.: Yes, I'm aware of what RFC 2460 requires.
>> Fernando Gont
>> e-mail: fernando at gont.com.ar || fgont at acm.org
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