New answers tagged

6 votes

Can a jumbogram (giant data packet) be used at a large scale (in WAN for example)?

Is there any real use of Jumbogram (at least with its minimum payload) at a large scale ? That is actually a good question - I fail to see any real use case currently. The RFC states: Jumbograms are ...
  • 72.7k
4 votes

Can a jumbogram (giant data packet) be used at a large scale (in WAN for example)?

IPv6 does not have in-path fragmentation the way IPv4 does, and you cannot depend on an Internet MTU of more than 1500 octets. IPv6 uses path MTU discovery (PMTUD) to discover the smallest MTU in the ...
  • 94.6k

Top 50 recent answers are included