[OpenAFS] Re: mtu problem

David Boyes dboyes@sinenomine.net
Fri, 8 Feb 2013 15:46:30 +0000

> the original poster said he was seeing packets of 1488 bytes that were fa=
> it is a bit puzzling how you would get this since afs typically not gener=
ate a
> packet and a very tiny fraction of a packet.
> it makes me wonder if he has a tagged vlan on his host and a switch that
> doesnt support frames bigger than 1500 bytes.

Me too. That 1488 number is odd. There were several rounds of firmware in t=
he Dell and HP switches sold in the last couple years that had a bug like t=
hat with silently tossing fragments that were of a certain size or smaller =
if the frame size was > 1500 bytes.