[dns-operations] dns-operations Digest, Vol 92, Issue 13

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Fri Sep 20 13:35:46 UTC 2013



fujiwara at jprs.co.jp wrote:
>> ...
>> the ipv6 design calls for 1220, for reasons that don't seem clear to me,
>> but which i don't want to override.
>
> 1280 ?
>
> Reading old mail archive is interesting:
>   http://marc.info/?l=ipng&m=98731938716244&w=3

"The number I propose for the new minimum MTU is 1280 bytes (1024 + 256,
as compared to the classic 576 value which is 512 + 64).  ..."

for us, the 512 is the important part, so perhaps for us, 1024 is the
largest payload we should make in IPv6.

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