[techtalk] Re: [issues] Issues FAQ
x.y.f at home.com
Sun Nov 12 16:53:51 EST 2000
Bek Oberin wrote:
> Jenn Vesperman wrote:
> > Have your own computers. Have your own computer desks. Build a LAN,
> > know how to maintain it, and let the router split the packets. Have a
> > router - use the 486 you bought from your cousin's friend who's had it
> > on a shelf for years. Keep the MTU reasonably down, so that if your
> > partner's doing a large download your chat packets go out promptly
> > anyway. Learn what MTU means, and how to set it.
> Okay, time to learn. What's a MTU (max trasfer unit - wild
> guess!) and how do I set it and what does it do?
A search at Webopedia http://www.webopedia.com/ nets -
Maximum Transmission Unit
The definition there explains in reference to windows. I was
thinking the MTU is set in the kernel. I don't know for sure but
maybe this will help your search:)
"Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being."
- Paul Tillich, American theologian (1886-1965).
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