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Re: MTU of the Internet?
On Sat, Feb 07, 1998 at 08:56:33AM -0800, Douglas Tooley wrote: > > > > Smells like a marketing opportunity. > > > > What, marketing a replacement stack? (you really should quote, BTW) > > > > No, because the _users_ don't know enough better to care. It's the > > _net_ that suffers. > > > > Actually I think there is a fair bit of awareness among the "users" out > there - at least among those that are actually changing their MTU's... I recently discovered that some of my customers have been led to believe that they should employ a program called "Turbo MTU" (or some such), which apparently has knobs for every tiny detail of Windows 95's TCP/IP stack. Since these are often the same type of customers who simply change every setting they can at random, I should not be suprised that they encounter performance problems. -- Christopher Masto <email@example.com> Director of Operations, NetMonger Communications, Inc. +1-516-221-6664 http://www.netmonger.net/ firstname.lastname@example.org