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Oracle VM: Change MTU Value Failed with 'Invalid argument' Running Kernel UEK5 on VM (Doc ID 2478446.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to change mtu to a value > 1500 when running UEK5 kernel like 4.14.35-1818.3.3.el7uek.x86_64

# ip link set eth0 mtu 9000
RTNETLINK answers: Invalid argument

# ethtool -k eth0 | grep sca
 scatter-gather: off
     tx-scatter-gather: off
     tx-scatter-gather-fraglist: off [fixed]


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