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MTU settings on a comcast provided NETGEAR CG814WGV2 router

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Anyone know how to change MTU settings on a comcast provided NETGEAR CG814WGV2 router?

Comcast has a custom interface on this device that is very pretty... but very limited - no place at all to address MTU settings.

Anyone know how to access these on this device?
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by:Rob Williams
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To the best of my knowledge you can't. That particular model also has custom software by the vendor/s, so Netgear documentation is almost non-existent.

Why do you need to change the MTU? Often changing on the connecting PC is sufficient. That can be done quite easily with the DrTCP tool
http://www.dslreports.com/drtcp
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packets are being fragmented which is affecting a vpn connection.

We tried DR TCP with no change in the cut off size of the packets.
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VPN is a good reason.
Surprised DrTCP didn't make a difference. Though it is usually recommended you change on the PC and router, where the PC generates the packet it usually will be passed along OK.

I think you will need a different router to change the MTU.
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Thanks Tomster2. Good luck with it.
Cheers !
--Rob
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