[CentOS] 1 Gbit/s Ethernet NIC under CentOS

Thu Dec 2 16:47:04 UTC 2010
miguelmedalha at sapo.pt <miguelmedalha at sapo.pt>

> For completeness (since many previous posts have touched on this), we don't
> use jumbo frames since we have no problem reaching wirespeed with normal 1500
> frames.

Jumbo frames have advantages  other than "reaching wirespeed". Its use  
produces less overhead and in general less CPU utilization.
Your network will see less trafic and your CPUs will be free to do other work.