Hi, On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 05:12:43PM -0400, Justin M. Streiner wrote: > You're better off staying within the limits of what the intermediate gear > will support. Fragmentation and re-assembly if you expect to fill a 16000 > byte frame (or fill one enough to cause fragmentation as the frame > crosses the Ciena gear) could impose a significant performance penalty.
With "usual" gear there won't be fragmentation if an intermediate L2 device cannot handle the MTU that both endpoints assume to be possible - just frame drops. Which the original poster already noticed ("pings over 9584 are lost")... gert -- "If was one thing all people took for granted, was conviction that if you feed honest figures into a computer, honest figures come out. Never doubted it myself till I met a computer with a sense of humor." Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Gert Doering - Munich, Germany g...@greenie.muc.de
Description: PGP signature
_______________________________________________ juniper-nsp mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/juniper-nsp