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Date:   Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:11:11 +1100
From:   Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
Subject: TX vs RX pause frame question

Hi !

It's not 100% clear to me looking at various drivers what is
considered "rx_pause" and what is "tx_pause" (from the ethtool

Is "rx_pause" about receiving pause frame to throttle the transmitter
or is it about sending pause frames when the receiver gets full ?


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