Nov 14, 2006 · I have a Linksys router, WRT54G, and having trouble connecting to get my compuserve POP3 mail ( I am suspecting the MTU setting in the router. How can I test for the right MTU setting? In Windows, the procedure is to use ping -f -l 1462 --but I suspect that for linux we'd need to use -M somehow. Any ideas

How do I change the MTU on a Linksys router?Finding and setting the correct MTU for your PC and router is one of the most important tweaks you can make to your network. Interested in adjusting your router's MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) settings? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide. Internet Settings You can choose how your router connects to the internet. The default is Automatic Configuration – DHCP. Other connection types depend on your internet service provider or how you plan to use your router. Advanced users can use Additional Settings to clone MAC addresses and set MTU (maximum transmission unit). This article covers the basic Linksys router configuration steps. The steps cover how to explicitly change the DNS settings in your router to use the OpenDNS IP addresses ( and Nov 28, 2016 · Begin increasing the packet size from this number in small increments until you find the largest size that does not fragment. Add 28 to that number (IP/ICMP headers) to get the optimal MTU setting. For example, if the largest packet size from ping tests is 1462, add 28 to 1462 to get a total of 1490 which is the optimal MTU setting.

Open the set up page of the router by typing the IP address of or open Cisco connection go to router settings Then go to advanced settings and then click copy password and hit OK..once you on the router page Go to wireless and click manual after that create network name (SSID) Then set the wireless security as WPA2 personal

Sometimes We need to lower mtu settings on routers to enable clients to veiw certin websites with an adsl connections or sdsl connections. There is documentation to give the lowered mtu but what if any are the guidelines to go by? How do they come to those specifc numbers? an example is on a basic linksys router we need to lower the mtu Packet size, often referred to as MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) is the greatest amount of data that can be transferred in one physical frame on the network. For Ethernet, the MTU is 1500 bytes, for PPPoE 1492, dial-up connections often use 576. Each transmission unit consists of header and actual data.

By Default the MTU Settings are set Automatic on your Router. Your router will automatically finds the correct MTU settings and make your computers go online.

They were saying that MTU 1492 is good for DSL, but my router really does a lot better with 1400 or 1452.