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Re: Adjusting MTU

maybe ifconfig could help you, some of the way ?

$ ifconfig eth1 mtu 1250
$ man 8 ifconfig 

im not sure where to put this , to make sure its there at startup (the
Debian way). Maybe somebody else can help with that?

* Ryan Tucker (rtucker@isp-direct.com) wrote:
> Greetings...
> I'm trying to find the "Debian Way" to adjust the MTU on an interface... 
> basically, we have a box behind a firewall which is blocking the ICMP 
> Can't Fragment packets, and we're sending fairly large data packets 
> through, and, well, the obvious problem occurs.  They can put a little 
> firewall on the LAN which has an MTU adjustment (and sends the packets 
> back), which fixes the problem nicely, but that's kinda a hack.
> I checked "man interfaces", but didn't see anything too obvious...
> I'm running Woody on this box.
> Thanks!  -rt
> -- 
> Ryan S. Tucker
> Network Engineer
> ISP Direct, Inc.
> 1159 Pittsford-Victor Road, Suite 140
> Pittsford, New York 14534
> +1 585 419-8200
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