[dpdk-dev] rte_mbuf size for jumbo frame

Masaru OKI oki+dpdk at chocot.jp
Mon Jan 25 23:40:44 CET 2016


1. Take care of unit size of mempool for mbuf.
2. Call rte_eth_dev_set_mtu() for each interface.
    Note that some PMDs does not supported change MTU.

On 2016/01/26 6:02, Saurabh Mishra wrote:
> Hi,
> We wanted to use 10400 bytes size of each rte_mbuf to enable Jumbo frames.
> Do you guys see any problem with that? Would all the drivers like ixgbe,
> i40e, vmxnet3, virtio and bnx2x work with larger rte_mbuf size?
> We would want to avoid detailing with chained mbufs.
> /Saurabh

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