Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 151789
RFE: Adjust MTU for installation over VPN
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:06 EST
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Description of problem:
I would like to be able to set the MTU in syslinux.cfg or ks.cfg so users can kickstart over VPN connections. VPN connections require each client to set an MTU of 1,300 bytes (usually). I would like Anaconda to have a configuration option to enable this functionality.
My company has many employees that are full-time telecommuters and need to install RHEL over their VPN connection. In order for this to succeed, there needs to be an MTU adjustment.
I need this functionality in RHEL 3 and 4.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to install RHEL over VPN
2. Installation fails due to MTU 1,500 bytes.
Actual Results: Installation fails.
Expected Results: Adjust MTU to 1,300 bytes. Installation succeeds.
Internal RFE bug #151826 entered; will be considered for future releases.
Committed to HEAD
I have an issue tracker opened via IBM, IT #69337. I need this functionality
back-ported into the next update for RHEL 3 and RHEL 4. I do not feel rawhide
is sufficient. Thank you.
If you need the functionality backported for RHEL, then you need to take
that request up via the support process. Bugzilla doesn't fit this bill. The
IT is currently in the feature queue for consideration; after that, it'll get
back to us for backporting.