Subject: Re: TCP_MSS to 1460 in tcp.h or /etc/netstart?
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/25/1997 23:46:27
>(It seems to be a common misconseption for folks setting up their
>SLIP/PPP links to request a really small MTU in an attempt to get a
>better interactive response.  In the absense of TOS queuing, I don't
>see how it matters much if an interactive packet is stuck behind 3 500
>byte packets or one 1500 byte one.)

With all due respect ... I've tried it both ways, and it _does_ make
a difference for me.  But as always, YMMV.