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

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Oct 25 04:27:07 UTC 2012


On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 05:43:29PM -0700, Jesse Gross wrote:
> 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.

OK, that's what I wanted to know.  Ansis, will you add that information
to the commit message before you push it?

Thanks,

Ben.



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