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Date:	Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:10:08 +0800
From:	hayeswang <hayeswang@...ltek.com>
To:	'David Miller' <davem@...emloft.net>
CC:	<romieu@...zoreil.com>, <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>, 'nic_swsd' <nic_swsd@...ltek.com>
Subject: RE: [RFC] r8169 : why SG / TX checksum are default disabled

 David Miller [mailto:davem@...emloft.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 3:00 PM
> To: Hayeswang
> Cc: romieu@...zoreil.com; eric.dumazet@...il.com; 
> netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [RFC] r8169 : why SG / TX checksum are default disabled
> 
[...]
> 
> I still have not seen a good explanation why the chip modifies fields
> in the packet, such as the length, when we ask it only to compute the
> checksum?

I don't know the history and the detail about the bug. I think only our designer
could answer your question. I guess it is a careless mistake.
 
Best Regards,
Hayes

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