[rescue] u2 drive trays
alaric at caerllewys.net
Mon Aug 18 14:34:58 CDT 2003
On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 03:16:18PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> The rest of the networking world didn't worry about that in the
> mid-90s, but they learned the hard way. That's why there's so much
> super-cheap ATM gear floating around. It was a *bad* idea.
> 53-byte cells do not an efficient TCP/IP transport make.
The way I heard it was, the working group solicited input on what the
packet size for ATM should be, and the voice guys said, "Absolutely no
more than 32 bytes!" and the data guys said, "Absolutely no less than 64
So the working group split the difference, and screwed *everyone*.
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