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Date:	Mon, 15 Jan 2007 20:39:36 +1100
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To: (Michael Tokarev)
Subject: Re: rare bad TCP checksum with 2.6.19?

Michael Tokarev <> wrote:
> Note there's no funny/interesting hardware involved, like network cards with
> tcp checksumming offload capabilities (this is plain dumb 8139 card).

The 8139 card might be dumb, but the driver isn't :) It emulates
checksum offload in software, meaning that tcpdump will show bogus

So please disable hardware checksum offload with ethtool -K and
then try again.

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