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Date:	Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:43:07 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	Ben Hutchings <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,
	Patrick McHardy <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Fix test for VLAN TX checksum offload capability

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008 23:38:16 +0100
Ben Hutchings <> wrote:

> Selected device feature bits can be propagated to VLAN devices, so we
> can make use of TX checksum offload and TSO on VLAN-tagged packets.
> However, if the physical device does not do VLAN tag insertion or
> generic checksum offload then the test for TX checksum offload in
> dev_queue_xmit() will see a protocol of htons(ETH_P_8021Q) and yield
> false.

Are you sure that some hardware isn't broken and can do vlan tag
insertion or checksumming but not both?
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