Re: MTU and 2.4.x kernel

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 07:54:05 EST

On Thu, 15 Feb 2001 wrote:

> > Over a 9600 mobile phone link mtu 296 makes measurable differences to the
> > latency when mixing a mail fetch with typing.
> It is myth.

> > Over a radio link where
> > error rate causes exponential increases in probability of packet loss as
> Another myth.

I've seen both these "myth"s happen in practice.


Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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