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Re: MTU of the Internet?
At 12:56 AM 2/5/98 -0800, Tony Li wrote: >firstname.lastname@example.org (Jay R. Ashworth) writes: > >> > Unless your ISP uses BBN Butterflies and C30 IMPs in its backbone, I >> > would discount the odds of running into a link with an MTU of 576. >> >> How do I program my router to emulate one of those? > >You don't need to. It's already there. You just need to configure it: > > conf term > int serial 0 > ip mtu 576 > no ip route-cache > <repeat for all interfaces> > no router bgp 109 > router egp 109 > ... > ^Z To truly emulate the Butterfly's performance, wouldn't you have to do a hardware mod and put a divide-by-64 on the clock? ;-) --zawada Paul J. Zawada, RCDD | Senior Network Engineer email@example.com | National Center for Supercomputing Applications +1 630 686 7825 | http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/People/zawada