slowdowns with MTU > 8k

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Wed Jul 25 15:32:09 GMT 2001

> Is it just Samba?
> I'm wondering if some device (your GIGE interface card, some 
> intermediate 
> switch, something) has a lower limit and could be splitting 
> your packets 
> in half on you.  That would slow things down a bit.

Try sniff the net for ICMP with fragmentation bits ? 

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