[GTALUG] Rogers and MTU size

Kevin Cozens kevin at ve3syb.ca
Sun Jan 4 18:59:49 UTC 2015

On 15-01-04 12:55 PM, James Knott wrote:
> One thing I noticed recently was that my firewall, running Linux, was
> getting a MTU of 576 bytes, instead of the normal 1500 bytes.  This was
> being set by the Rogers DHCP server (option 26).
> I have advised Rogers of this and the person I was speaking to agreed it
> should be 1500.  Let's see if they fix it.

I am on Rogers and just checked my MTU setting after reading James' email. 
The ifconfig output reports an MTU of 1500. I didn't change any settings for 
DHCP. Rogers may have already fixed the problem.



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