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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Release 0.9.10 of GPL PV Drivers for Windows / jumbo frames and xen netback changes

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 09:07:23PM +1000, James Harper wrote:
> > 
> > Hi!
> > 
> > Have you thought about adding jumbo frame support (mtu 9000) ?
> > 
> > There was some discussion about this earlier, but I guess there was no
> > conclusion.. obviously this feature needs configuration on dom0 too
> > (vif,bridge,peth).
> > 
> Yes I've thought about it, but I don't think it's supported by netback 
> so there's not a lot I can do. I think some changes need to be made so 
> that netback and netfront/gplpv can tell each other the MTU in use.

Hmm.. OK. 

Somehow I thought some Xen implementation (Citrix XenServer or VirtualIron)
supported jumbos.. but I'm not sure about that. I'd have to check again.

Does someone else have more information about this? 

-- Pasi

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