On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 21:04:53 -0700, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >> [TCP] splits traffic to 'segments' using its own logic ... > > Is there a simple way for a FreeBSD system to cause its peer > to use a transmit segment size of, say, 640 bytes -- so that > the peer will never try to send a packet larger than that? > > I'm trying to get around a network packet-size problem. In > case it matters, the other end is SunOS 4.1.1 on a sun3, and > I've been unable to find a way to limit its packet size > directly.
Setting the interface MTU should do it, i.e.: ifconfig re0 mtu 640 Not all interfaces support setting the MTU and some may have range restrictions though. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"