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Date:   Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:49:51 -0400
From:   Jarod Wilson <>
To:     David Arcari <>,
Cc:     Pavel Belous <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: ethernet: aquantia: set net_device mtu when mtu is

On 2017-03-08 4:33 PM, David Arcari wrote:
> When the aquantia device mtu is changed the net_device structure is not
> updated.  As a result the ip command does not properly reflect the mtu change.
> Commit 5513e16421cb incorrectly assumed that __dev_set_mtu() was making the
> assignment ndev->mtu = new_mtu;  This is not true in the case where the driver
> has a ndo_change_mtu routine.
> Fixes: 5513e16421cb ("net: ethernet: aquantia: Fixes for aq_ndev_change_mtu")
> Cc: Pavel Belous <>
> Signed-off-by: David Arcari <>

Looks like an appropriate and necessary fix to me.

Reviewed-by: Jarod Wilson <>

Jarod Wilson

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