[ovs-dev] [PATCH] netdev-vport: Disable Path MTU Discovery by default

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu Oct 25 00:43:29 UTC 2012

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 10:10:10AM +0300, Ansis Atteka wrote:
>> This patch changes the default path MTU discovery value to
>> disabled.
>> Signed-off-by: Ansis Atteka <aatteka at nicira.com>
> Jesse, Ansis says that this is at your request.  Would you mind
> supplying a few words for the commit message explaining why we're
> changing this?  Then we'll have some idea not just now but years from
> now.

We're going to have to drop our path MTU discovery feature when we
switch to flow-based tunneling.  Disabling it by default is more of a
transitional mechanism to give users a one release heads-up before it
goes away for real.

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