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Date:	Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:25:17 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] r8169: Enable RX_MULTI_EN for RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_40

From: Francois Romieu <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:54:12 +0200

> Hayes Wang <> :
>>  Michel D?nzer [] 
> [...]
>> > Without this, the ethernet port on my ASUS A88X Pro mainboard stops
>> > working sometimes, with messages like these in dmesg:
>> > 
>> > AMD-Vi: Event logged [IO_PAGE_FAULT device=05:00.0 
>> > domain=0x001e address=0x0000000000003000 flags=0x0050]
>> I search the information about your issue. It seems to be
>> relative to the IOMMU. I don't sure if your patch is the root
>> cause or a workaround.
> Btw, a few extra identifiers in rtl_init_rxcfg may improve consistency:
>            missing             |          included
> -------------------------------+-------------------------------
> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_36 (8168f)    | RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_35 (8168f)
> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_38 (RTL8411)  | RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_44 (RTL8411)
> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_39 (RTL8106e) | RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_43 (RTL8106e)
> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_37 (RTL8402)  |

Michel please take Francois's feedback here into consideration and also
provide a more detailed commit message so other people reading the commit
can understand your reasoning for making this change, not just what the
result might be for making it.
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