August 18, 2008

How to Change MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) of network interface in Ubuntu Linux

Author: JT Smith

Maximum Transmission Unit(MTU), the largest physical packet size, measured in bytes, that a network can transmit. Any messages larger than the MTU are divided into smaller packets before being sent.By optimizing the MTU setting you can gain substantial network performance increases, especially when using dial-up modem connections.



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