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Date:	Thu, 12 Apr 2007 13:39:40 -0700
From:	"Michael Chan" <>
To:	"Andi Kleen" <>
cc:	"Jamie webb" <>,
Subject: Re: PROBLEM: tg3 spitting out uninitialized memory

On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 16:50 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Jamie webb <> writes:
> > Hi there
> > 
> > I have a Dell PE860 with built-in BCM5721, which is reported as
> > working fine with the tg3 driver, however I have been getting sporadic
> > data corruption, mostly evident as SSH MAC errors.
> FWIW i also saw this (data corruption with tg3) occasionally,
> but never repeatable or with a packet dump.
My suggestion is to try turning tx checksum off (ethtool -K eth0 tx off)
to see if it makes a difference.  I'm not aware of checksum problem on
5721, but it is worth trying.  See if the other end is reporting TCP
checksum errors also.

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