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tr0: xmit ret_code: 23
MTU, eh? I've seen MTU problems manifest themselves in different
ways, but this is the first time I've seen the adapter itself choke
because of it. Thanks.
I don't know where the 2000 byte MTU default came from. Personally I
would have defaulted it to 1500 to match Ethernet.
Jose Angel Berna writes:
> Hi everybody,
> Probably many of you remember me. I send a message to the mail list a
> few months ago asking for resolving a problem with my IBM Turbo ISA
> token ring adapter. I got the message 'tr0: xmit ret_code: 23 xmit error
> code: 00', and when I tried to transfer files bigger than 5 Mb the
> adapter crashed. Some people said to me that it could be a problem with
> wonky hardware, but trying another mainboard the problem continued.
> Finally, I have resolved de problem. It's due to the value of MTU. For
> compatibility with whole token ring networks, MTU must be 1492, but
> Linux configures the adapter in 2000 MTU by defect. Now, I can transfer
> files of any length. I hope this can help someone....
> Best Regards,
> Jose Angel Berna
> Jose Angel Berna Galiano
> Grupo de Astrofisica y Tecnologia Espacial
> Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Se¤al
> Universidad de Alicante
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