MTU settings

By KindledSpirit
Jul 25, 2005
  1. I would like to know how to change my network cards MTU setting. Red hat 9 i'm running atm
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    In command prompt, type ip link set eth0 mtu value.

    That's assuming your network card is eth0.

    You can check it with command ip link show eth0.
  3. KindledSpirit

    KindledSpirit TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    will it always be set to that value then?
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    If you want to set it permanently, edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0, add line MTU=value there.
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