[PATCH] veth: Allow setting the L3 MTU
davem at davemloft.net
Tue Mar 3 23:36:16 PST 2009
From: ebiederm at xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman)
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 20:14:18 -0800
> The limitation to only 1500 byte mtu's limits the utility of the veth
> device for testing routing. So implement implement a configurable
> For consistency I drop packets on the receive side when they are
> larger than the MTU. I count those drops. And I allow
> a little padding for vlan headers.
> I also test the mtu when a new device is created with netlink
> because that path currently bypasses the current mtu setting
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biederman <ebiederm at aristanetworks.com>
Applied to net-next-2.6, thanks Eric.
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