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Date:	Sat, 17 Nov 2007 17:57:22 -0800
From:	Andrew Morgan <morgan@...nel.org>
To:	Kevin Winchester <kjwinchester@...il.com>
CC:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, apw@...dowen.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	kamalesh@...ux.vnet.ibm.com
Subject: Re: 2.6.24-rc2-mm1 -- strange apparent network failures

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Kevin Winchester wrote:
> However, I got around the problem by making the code change manually -
> and my network connection is now working.  Looking at the code being
> bypassed:
> 
>     if (pE.cap[i] || pP.cap[i] || pP.cap[i])
> 
> looks somewhat weird as it is testing the same condition twice.  Should
> it have been:
> 
>     if (pE.cap[i] || pP.cap[i] || pI.cap[i])

Yes, that was also a bug. However, upon reflection (and as per my "0 &&"
hack), I now believe these few lines of code are problematic in general.

Thanks for reporting this bug. I'll post a more clear patch (that isn't
GPG'd).

Cheers

Andrew
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