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Old 12-01-2005, 07:04 AM   #1
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MTU setting!!!


I'm currently dual booting win xp with pclinuxos. I've set the mtu on the xp partition, will i have to set it on the linux partition? If yes, how do i do it and save it?

P.S. my isp is aol, that's why i change mtu!

Many thanks

Old 12-01-2005, 08:59 AM   #2
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man ifconfig
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You need to change MTU in every system you use, because it's a runtime parameter, not something that's always the same. MTU is set for an interface, so you always need to specify the interface you need to change it for.
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not likely because there is no aol client for linux. I've tried pengaol but could not get it to work. Well if you have broadband I wouldn't worry about it.


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