Thread: why do ethernet frame restricts to 1500 bytes?

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    why do ethernet frame restricts to 1500 bytes?

    as topic says....

    i know there is another type called jumbo ethernet frame which is 9000 bytes.
    but since increasing frame size will help increase efficiency, then why ethernet frame restricts to 1500 bytes?

    thanks in advance
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