[Zesty][PATCH] openvswitch: Set internal device max mtu to ETH_MAX_MTU.

Wen-chien Jesse Sung jesse.sung at canonical.com
Fri May 12 15:40:03 UTC 2017

From: Jarno Rajahalme <jarno at ovn.org>

BugLink: https://launchpad.net/bugs/1679823

Commit 91572088e3fd ("net: use core MTU range checking in core net
infra") changed the openvswitch internal device to use the core net
infra for controlling the MTU range, but failed to actually set the
max_mtu as described in the commit message, which now defaults to

This patch fixes this by setting max_mtu to ETH_MAX_MTU after
ether_setup() call.

Fixes: 91572088e3fd ("net: use core MTU range checking in core net infra")
Signed-off-by: Jarno Rajahalme <jarno at ovn.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
(cherry picked from commit 425df17ce3a26d98f76e2b6b0af2acf4aeb0b026)
Signed-off-by: Wen-chien Jesse Sung <jesse.sung at canonical.com>
 net/openvswitch/vport-internal_dev.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/openvswitch/vport-internal_dev.c b/net/openvswitch/vport-internal_dev.c
index d5d6cae..695acd2 100644
--- a/net/openvswitch/vport-internal_dev.c
+++ b/net/openvswitch/vport-internal_dev.c
@@ -151,6 +151,8 @@ static void do_setup(struct net_device *netdev)
+	netdev->max_mtu = ETH_MAX_MTU;
 	netdev->netdev_ops = &internal_dev_netdev_ops;
 	netdev->priv_flags &= ~IFF_TX_SKB_SHARING;

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