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Date:	Wed, 15 Oct 2008 15:05:30 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
To:	Andrew Paprocki <andrew@...iboo.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: sky2 rx errors printing to the console

On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 14:40 +0100, Andrew Paprocki wrote:
> Does anyone know if these status values imply what is wrong? Could
> this be caused by a faulty cable?

Looking at the code around this message, it appears that least
over/under-length, framing and CRC errors (and maybe others) can trigger
this.  A faulty cable could certainly result in these sorts of errors,
most likely CRC errors.

"grep -r . /sys/class/net/eth0/statistics/" will show you detailed error
statistics for eth0.

Ben.

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