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Subject: Re: [virtio-dev] [PATCH 2/2] virtio-net: add default_mtu configuration field

On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 23:37:37 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 06:37:24PM +0300, Victor Kaplansky wrote:
>> Sometimes it is essential for libvirt to be able to configure MTU
>> on guest's NICs to a value different from 1500.
>> The change adds a new field to configuration area of network
>> devices. It will be used to pass initial MTU from the device to
>> the driver, and to pass modified MTU from driver to the device
>> when a new MTU is assigned by the guest OS.
>> In addition, in order to support backward and forward
>> compatibility, we introduce a new feature bit called
>> Signed-off-by: Victor Kaplansky <victork@redhat.com>

<<snipped the conversation>>

The last communication of this patch is found at:

I would like to resurrect at least this specific patch, and make the
changes, if no one has any objections, and if Victor is not actively
working on it at the moment. I see there is a lot of useful enhancements
that can be made by integrating this and want to help.


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