Re: UDP max datagram size ?

Chris Torek (
Thu, 22 Sep 88 10:58:57 EDT

4.3BSD has a default size limit of 2048 bytes, but this can
be changed with a `setsockopt' call. Rwhod packets are limited
not by this size, but by the Ethernet MTU, as 4BSD will not
fragment a UDP broadcast packet (unless you tweak your kernel).


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