RE: MTU of the Internet? wrote:

This thread has drifted all over the place and the only conclusions I can
see are:

The core infrastructure MTU is >= 1500
People are telling clients to set their Win95 MTU to 576
PMTU is randomly broken by clueless filtering
Some dial-access devices are buffer limited
A small MTU (53 byte?) would increase perceived response at the expense of

You missed:
  HTTP is a painful protocol.


My only response on this issue with its great response is, this in only
another way for microsoft to entrench itself to gain control of the
entire network with its products and power trip savvy!

Henry R. Linneweh

Joe Provo - Network Architect wrote: