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[Bug 1463911] Re: IPV6 fragmentation and mtu issue


I have done a backport of

commit efb6de9b4ba0092b2c55f6a52d16294a8a698edd
Author: Bernhard Thaler <bernhard.thaler@xxxxxxxx>
Date:   Sat May 30 15:30:16 2015 +0200

    netfilter: bridge: forward IPv6 fragmented packets

to the trusty 3.13 kernel.  This necessitated pulling in some bits from
other patches as well. I am currently testing for regressions and will
submit it for SRU if all goes well.

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  IPV6 fragmentation and mtu issue

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Bug description:
  Fragmented IPv6 packets are REJECTED by ip6tables on compute nodes.
  The traffic is goign through an intra-VM network and the packet loss
  is hurting the system.

  There is a patch for this issue:

  I would like to know is there any bug report or official release date
  for this issue ?

  This is pretty critical for my deployment.

  Thanks in advance,



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