troubleshooting Question

Manually setting MTU larger than 1500 failed

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I am trying to set a larger MTU on my network card in Ubuntu and it always fail :
#> ifconfig eth0 mtu 9000
SIOCSIFMTU: Invalid argument

My network card is a VmWare (AMD 79c970).

It seems like a restriction somewhere ?
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