[PATCH net 2/5] ibmvnic: Fix MTU settings

Thomas Falcon tlfalcon at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Jan 27 03:44:31 AEDT 2017

On 01/25/2017 10:05 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Thomas Falcon <tlfalcon at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:02:20 -0600
>> In the current driver, the MTU is set to the maximum value
>> capable for the backing device. This patch sets the MTU to the
>> default value for a Linux net device.
> Why are you doing this?
> What happens to users who depend upon the current behavior.
> They will break, and that isn't acceptable.
The current behavior was already broken.  We were seeing firmware errors when sending jumbo sized packets .  We plan to add proper support for jumbo sized packets as soon as possible.  

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