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Date:	Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:01:26 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] atl1e: enable support for NETIF_F_RXALL and
 NETIF_F_RXCRC features

From: Andrea Merello <>
Date: Thu,  3 Oct 2013 21:18:37 +0200

> This patch allows (optionally, via ethtool) the atl1e NIC to:
> - Receive bad frames (runt, bad-fcs, etc..)
> - Receive full frames without stripping the FCS.
> This has been tested on my board by injecting runt and bad-fcs
> frames with a FPGA-based device.
> The particular scenario of receiving very short frames (<4 bytes)
> without passing FCS to the upper layer has been also tested:
> This could be potentially dangerous because the driver performs a
> 4 byte subtraction on the frame length, but I finally have NOT
> added anything to avoid this because it seems the NIC always
> discards frames so much short..
> If someone still have some reason to worry about this, please
> tell me.. I will add an explicit SW check..
> Signed-off-by: Andrea Merello <>

Looks good, applied, thanks Andrea.
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