Jumbo Frame

In computer networking, jumbo frames are Ethernet frames with more than 1500 bytes of payload. Conventionally, jumbo frames can carry up to 9000 bytes of payload, but variations exist and some care must be taken using the term. Many Gigabit Ethernet switches and Gigabit Ethernet network interface cards support jumbo frames. Some Fast Ethernet switches and Fast Ethernet network interface cards also support jumbo frames. Most national research and education networks (such as Internet2, National LambdaRail, ESnet, GÉANT and AARNet) support jumbo frames, but most commercial Internet service providers do not.[citation needed]
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