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Date:   Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:07:26 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Cc:     John Fastabend <>,,, Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,,,,
        Lorenzo Bianconi <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next V3 0/6] bpf: New approach for BPF MTU handling

On Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:40:09 +0200 Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> > FWIW I took a quick swing at testing it with the HW I have and it did
> > exactly what hardware should do. The TX unit entered an error state 
> > and then the driver detected that and reset it a few seconds later.  
> The drivers (i40e, mlx5, ixgbe) I tested with didn't entered an error
> state, when getting packets exceeding the MTU.  I didn't go much above
> 4K, so maybe I didn't trigger those cases.

You probably need to go above 16k to get out of the acceptable jumbo
frame size. I tested ixgbe by converting TSO frames to large TCP frames,
at low probability.

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