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What is a jumbogram?

What is a jumbogram? And what is the payload size in IPv6 for a jumbo frame

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Large packets for link layer

Large packets for link layer technologies are referred to as jumbo frames

A jumbogram is an internet layer packet exceeding the standard maximum transmission unit (MTU). The IPv4 protocol has a limit of 1500. However in IPv6 there is an extension to permit packets of larger size. It supports 65535octets

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Large packets for link layer

Large packets for link layer technologies are referred to as jumbo frames

A jumbogram is an internet layer packet exceeding the standard maximum transmission unit (MTU). The IPv4 protocol has a limit of 1500. However in IPv6 there is an extension to permit packets of larger size. It supports 65535octets

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Just a clarification - IPv4 packets are not limited to 1500, IPv4's limit is 64KB.

1500 is the limit for standard Ethernet.  Ethernet frames larger than standard are generally called "jumbos"; of which there is no standard although usually about up to 9 KB is supported.

BTW, other media support smaller or larger maximum frame sizes.

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