Subject: Re: Path MTU discovery
To: Christopher R. Bowman <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/15/1997 12:25:54
Christopher R. Bowman writes:
> What about slip or ppp, they don't ahve MTUs of 1500 do they? 

They do if you set them up to have MTU's of 1500.

My initial kdb to SunOS to bump the tcp_mss from 512 to 1460 was when
I was on a 14.4kbaud PPP link and wanted to squeeze as much ftp
performance out of the link as possible.

Wolfgang Rupprecht    <>