[Bridge] large packet size doesn't work
shemminger at osdl.org
Wed Apr 19 09:29:29 PDT 2006
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006 09:34:23 +0200
"Fulvio Ricciardi" <fulvio.ricciardi at zeroshell.net> wrote:
> I have just configured a Linux box with kernel 184.108.40.206 and configured two
> ethernet interfaces (with MTU 1500) in bridge mode. CONFIG_BRIDGE_NETFILTER
> is enabled.
> The problem is that ping -s 1500 192.168.0.2 doesn't work from 192.168.0.1
> if the systems are separated by the bridge. Normal ping with smaller packet
> size works ok.
> What is wrong?
> Best Regards
> Fulvio Ricciardi
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Are you using VLAN's ? The bridge will not send packets to a device if
packet size > mtu of device. VLAN's confuse it.
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