[c-nsp] How can I increase Ethernet MTU?

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Sat Jan 24 12:50:01 EST 2015

Nick Hilliard wrote:
> > What if I set "system mtu jumbo 9198" on a random switch in the
> > middle of the network, would it disrupt connectivity (STP or OSPF in
> > the management VLAN or anything else)?
> "system mtu jumbo" is only activated on a switch reboot.  You can safely
> issue the command on a switch, and it won't have any affect on running traffic.

But after a reboot with a new "system mtu jumbo", what adverse effects
can I expect if there is a jumbo MTU switch among switches with the
default MTU?

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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