NIC and Jumbo Frames
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Mar 13 21:05:10 UTC 2006
On Mar 13, 2006, at 2:57 PM, Sean Murphy wrote:
> How do I set Jumbo Frames on a Gigabit NIC in FreeBSD?
ifconfig _device_ mtu 8192
...where you would use em0, bge0, or whatever the actual interface
See the manpages for the various devices, for example "man em":
Support for Jumbo Frames is provided via the interface MTU
Selecting an MTU larger than 1500 bytes with the ifconfig(8)
figures the adapter to receive and transmit Jumbo Frames. The
MTU size for Jumbo Frames is 16114.
...which usually will discuss the MTU sizes the specific devices can
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