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Re: Hardware router performance

I have Cable connection  - no adsl 

On Sat, 13 Sep 2003 16:02:40 +0200
Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 05:10:03AM -0400, tvn wrote:
> > For clarification, this slown response & data transfer is also for
> > the desktops that are wired directly to the switch/router ... not
> > just wireless.  
> What is your MTU?  If your router is connected to ADSL, that may be
> it. Set it to a smaller 1492.
> ---
> Note Note
>      PPPoE adds 8 bytes of extra overhead to the ethernet frames and
>      the correct initial maximum setting for the ppp0 interface MTU is
>      1492. If the MTU is set too high, it may cause a fubar packet
>      fragmentation scenario, known as the Path MTU Discovery blackhole
>      where the two ends of the connection fail to communicate. A
>      typical symptom would be the failure of some web pages to load
>      properly, and possibly other annoying problems. You may need to
>      also set the MTU for interfaces on any masqueraded LAN
>      connections MTU to 1452. This does not apply to PPPoA, bridged,
>      or routed configurations, just PPPoE! See rfc2923 for a technical
>      explanation.
> ---
> See more on DSL-HOWTO in doc-linux-text package.
> Osamu
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ThanhVu Nguyen

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