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Date:	Wed, 4 Apr 2007 13:06:04 -0700
From:	Aaron Lehmann <aaronl@...elus.com>
To:	Francois Romieu <romieu@...zoreil.com>
Cc:	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>, Jim Paris <jim@...n.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-ide@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Silent corruption with r8169

On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 08:45:04PM +0200, Francois Romieu wrote:
> > [adding netdev]
> > [meta-comment: I wish people wouldn't use such unnecessarily broad subjects 
> > -- how is it the x86-64 port's or AMD's fault when you have broken hardware? 
> > Would anybody write "Silent corruption on i386" or "Silent corruption 
> > on Intel" or "Silent corruption on Linux"?]
> 
> I hope you feel better now that I changed the subject.
> 
> Aaron, I see no clear suspect between 2.6.20.1 and current -git
> that could explain nor fix a corruption in the r8169 driver.
> 
> Can you apply on top of latest 2.6.21-rc5-git the patches available at
> http://www.fr.zoreil.com/linux/kernel/2.6.x/2.6.21-rc5/r8169-20070402
> 
> 000[12]-r8169-foo-bar.patch have been committed a few minutes ago: you
> should check if they apply or not.

I'll try to get to testing this, but I'm wondering if people may have
misunderstood my original post. I don't get any corruption over
Ethernet; it's just corruption on the filesystem during certain load
patterns that involve the Realtek ethernet card.

Aaron
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