can OSPF LSR packet carry multiple LSA bodies for link efficiency?

I know that "an OSPF LSU packet can carry multiple LSA bodies for link efficiency up to interface MTU (including IP and OSPF headers)" is that true about the LSR too? how could I check that?

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yes, LSR can also carry multiple LSA bodies, in this case LSA summaries. use debug ip ospf packet detail

  • thank you Praveen,this question is almost old,I've found the answer and yes that's right,I used Wireshark to get answer,I believe u mean "debug ip packet detail" command coz theres no "debug ip ospf packet detail" at least I did find nothing,thanks.
    – Mjaryan
    Jun 3, 2014 at 19:51

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