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Date:	Wed, 03 Oct 2007 00:58:46 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
CC:	pomac@...or.com, Linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sky2: jumbo frame regression fix

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Tue, 02 Oct 2007 21:07:22 -0400
> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com> wrote:
> 
>> Stephen Hemminger wrote:
>>> Remove unneeded check that caused problems with jumbo frame sizes.
>>> The check was recently added and is wrong.
>>> When using jumbo frames the sky2 driver does fragmentation, so
>>> rx_data_size is less than mtu.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
>>>
>>> --- a/drivers/net/sky2.c	2007-10-02 17:56:31.000000000 -0700
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/sky2.c	2007-10-02 17:58:56.000000000 -0700
>>> @@ -2163,9 +2163,6 @@ static struct sk_buff *sky2_receive(stru
>>>  	sky2->rx_next = (sky2->rx_next + 1) % sky2->rx_pending;
>>>  	prefetch(sky2->rx_ring + sky2->rx_next);
>>>  
>>> -	if (length < ETH_ZLEN || length > sky2->rx_data_size)
>>> -		goto len_error;
>>> -
>> 2.6.23?  2.6.24?  enquiring minds want to know...
> 
> 2.6.23, since it is a regression

You can have regressions in behavior in net-2.6.24.git, too.  _Please_ 
be specific about where you want your patches to go.  Thanks.

	Jeff



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