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Date:	Sun, 09 Mar 2014 19:52:11 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Jeff Kirsher <>
Cc:, Jesse Brandeburg <>,,,,
	Catherine Sullivan <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v2 11/12] i40e/i40evf: carefully fill tx ring

On Thu, 2014-03-06 at 18:59 -0800, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> From: Jesse Brandeburg <>
> We need to make sure that we stay away from the cache line
> where the DD bit (done) may be getting written back for
> the transmit ring since the hardware may be writing the
> whole cache line for a partial update.

This seems like quite a serious bug.  Is it not important enough for net
& stable updates?  


Ben Hutchings
I say we take off; nuke the site from orbit.  It's the only way to be sure.

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