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Date:	Tue, 11 Mar 2008 11:16:37 -0700
From:	Chris Wright <chrisw@...s-sol.org>
To:	Ayaz Abdulla <aabdulla@...dia.com>
Cc:	Manfred Spraul <manfred@...orfullife.com>,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>,
	nedev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, stable@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [stable] [PATCH] forcedeth: limit tx to 16

* Ayaz Abdulla (aabdulla@...dia.com) 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 <aabdulla@...dia.com>

BTW, if you add "Cc: <stable@...nel.org>" 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).

thanks,
-chris
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