lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Sun, 16 Sep 2007 17:24:15 +0100
From:	James Chapman <>
To:	"Kok, Auke" <>
CC:	L F <>,
Subject: Re: e1000 driver and samba

Kok, Auke wrote:
> James Chapman wrote:
>> Kok, Auke wrote:

>>>>      rx_long_byte_count: 34124849453
>> Are these long frames expected in your network? What is the MTU of the 
>> transmitting clients? Perhaps this might explain why reads work 
>> (because data is coming from the Linux box so the packets have smaller 
>> MTU) while writes cause delays or packet loss because the clients are 
>> sending long frames which are getting fragmented?
> those are not "long frames" but the number of bytes the hardware counted 
> in its "long" data type based byte counter.

Thanks for correcting me, Auke.

Should this counter be renamed to avoid someone else making this mistake 
in the future? Just a thought.

James Chapman
Katalix Systems Ltd
Catalysts for your Embedded Linux software development

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists