[quagga-dev 10456] Re: zebra: Add support for setting interface MTU

James Carlson carlsonj at workingcode.com
Mon Apr 22 12:15:37 BST 2013


On 04/21/13 11:59, Joachim Nilsson wrote:
>> +       "mtu <68-16436>",
>> [...]
>>
>> Loopback MTU on Linux is 65536 these days.  It has been changed in
>> 0cf833a [v3.6-rc5] "net: loopback: set default mtu to 64K".
> 
> Ah, did not know that. Thanks!

Nit: for IPv4 and IPv6, the maximum MTU is 65535, not 65536.  See page
22 in RFC 2460 and page 13 of RFC 791.

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