Jumbo Frames and MPC8540

Kumar Gala kumar.gala at motorola.com
Tue Mar 2 15:57:17 EST 2004


I believe with the latest driver you can set the mtu to 8192 and get
jumbo frame support for the 8540.  (ifconfig will allow you to set the

- kumar

On Feb 29, 2004, at 10:56 AM, Phil Shepard wrote:

> Hi,
>    I'm working with a MPC8540 trying to measure the performance of the
> built
> in GigE.  I'm running 2.4.25 on the PPC.  On the other end is a Dell
> Precision M60 laptop with it's Broadcom 5705 GigE Chip I'm running RH9
> and
> can't seem to get the MTU much larger than 1500.  I'd like to simply
> transfer 8192 byte jumbo frames from the Dell to the MPC8540 running
> an echo
> server.
> Any suggestions?  Is there a better list for this type of question?
> Phil
> ---------------------------------------
> Phil Shepard
> Applications Engineer
> Artis Microsystems

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