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Date:	Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:38:20 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [net 3/3] fcoe: use CHECKSUM_UNNECESSARY instead of

From: Jeff Kirsher <>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 02:08:12 -0700

> From: Yi Zou <>
> Fix a bug when using 'ethtool -K ethx tx off' to turn off tx ip checksum,
> FCoE CRC offload should not be impacte. The skb_checksum_help() is needed
> only if it's not FCoE traffic for ip checksum, regardless of ethtool toggling
> the tx ip checksum on or off. Instead of using CHECKSUM_PARTIAL, we will
> use CHECKSUM_UNNECESSARY as a proper indication to avoid sw ip checksum
> on FCoE frames.
> Ref. to original discussion thread:
> CC: "James E.J. Bottomley" <>
> CC: Robert Love <>
> Signed-off-by: Yi Zou <>
> Tested-by: Ross Brattain <>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <>

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