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SubjectRe: Big sized packets have been dropped strangly
gshan wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> I got a strange problem recently but no ideas, so to post the question
> here. We have a FPGA what finish ATM AAL5 to ethernet frame, and CPU
> receives IP packets from it. The interface based on the FPGA (called
> sar0) has been bound with several IP addresses. When the MTU of the
> interface is configurated to 1500, trivial packets can be received, but
> big-sized packets are dropped. If the MTU is increased to 9500,
> everything is ok except the NFS connection. We mounted with another
> machine through sar0. When the MTU is 9500, the speed of the NFS becomes
> very very slow (it almost took 10 minutes to transfer 100KB files).
> I don't know why it is and how to solve it. Any suggestions are
> appreciated!

I think that's relevant.

Bill Davidsen <>
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the machinations of the wicked." - from Slashdot
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