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Date:      Wed, 08 Feb 1995 15:53:56 -0800
From:      David Greenman <davidg@Root.COM>
To:        Tom Samplonius <tom@haven.uniserve.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: SLIP MTU in 1.1.5.1 
Message-ID:  <199502082353.PAA13674@corbin.Root.COM>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 08 Feb 95 14:54:16 PST." <Pine.BSF.3.91.950208145244.639A-100000@haven.uniserve.com> 

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>  How do you change the SLIP MTU on 1.1.5.1?  I have tried putting the 
>line:
>
>options  "SLMTU=1500"
>
>in my kernel config file.

   You can't reliably use an MTU this large without changing other things in
the kernel. I'd recommend using an MTU of 552 - this usually acheives the best
performance (several reasons why...but I won't go into this now). The above
'options' line is correct except for the value being too large.

-DG



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