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Date:	Mon, 19 Feb 2007 09:31:10 -0500
From:	Ayaz Abdulla <aabdulla@...dia.com>
To:	Robert Hancock <hancockr@...w.ca>
CC:	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>,
	David Ford <firefighterblu3@...il.com>,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com>
Subject: Re: forcedeth problems on 2.6.20-rc6-mm3



Robert Hancock wrote:
> Ayaz Abdulla wrote:
> 
>>
>> For all those who are having issues, please try out the attached patch.
>>
>> Ayaz
>>
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>> --- orig/drivers/net/forcedeth.c    2007-02-08 21:41:59.000000000 -0500
>> +++ new/drivers/net/forcedeth.c    2007-02-08 21:44:53.000000000 -0500
>> @@ -3104,13 +3104,17 @@
>>      struct fe_priv *np = netdev_priv(dev);
>>      u8 __iomem *base = get_hwbase(dev);
>>      unsigned long flags;
>> +    u32 retcode;
>>  
>> -    if (np->desc_ver == DESC_VER_1 || np->desc_ver == DESC_VER_2)
>> +    if (np->desc_ver == DESC_VER_1 || np->desc_ver == DESC_VER_2) {
>>          pkts = nv_rx_process(dev, limit);
>> -    else
>> +        retcode = nv_alloc_rx(dev);
>> +    } else {
>>          pkts = nv_rx_process_optimized(dev, limit);
>> +        retcode = nv_alloc_rx_optimized(dev);
>> +    }
>>  
>> -    if (nv_alloc_rx(dev)) {
>> +    if (retcode) {
>>          spin_lock_irqsave(&np->lock, flags);
>>          if (!np->in_shutdown)
>>              mod_timer(&np->oom_kick, jiffies + OOM_REFILL);
> 
> 
> Did anyone push this patch into mainline? forcedeth on 2.6.20-git14 is 
> still completely broken without this patch.
> 

I have submitted the patch to netdev mailing list.

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