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Date:	Tue, 11 Mar 2008 11:16:37 -0700
From:	Chris Wright <>
To:	Ayaz Abdulla <>
Cc:	Manfred Spraul <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>, Andrew Morton <>,
	nedev <>,
Subject: Re: [stable] [PATCH] forcedeth: limit tx to 16

* Ayaz Abdulla ( wrote:
> This is a critical patch which adds a workaround for a HW bug. The patch 
> will limit the number of outstanding tx packets to 16. Otherwise, the HW 
> could send out packets with bad checksums.
> The driver will still setup the tx packets into the ring, however, will 
> only set the Valid bit on 16 packets at a time.
> Signed-off-by: Ayaz Abdulla <>

BTW, if you add "Cc: <>" to the patch commitlog we stand
a chance of automagically picking it up when it is committed upstream
(Andrew does this already, but not if it goes in via another route).

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