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Date:   Sun, 08 Mar 2020 21:29:11 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: stmmac: dwmac1000: Disable ACS if enhanced
 descs are not used

From: Remi Pommarel <>
Date: Sun,  8 Mar 2020 10:25:56 +0100

> ACS (auto PAD/FCS stripping) removes FCS off 802.3 packets (LLC) so that
> there is no need to manually strip it for such packets. The enhanced DMA
> descriptors allow to flag LLC packets so that the receiving callback can
> use that to strip FCS manually or not. On the other hand, normal
> descriptors do not support that.
> Thus in order to not truncate LLC packet ACS should be disabled when
> using normal DMA descriptors.
> Fixes: 47dd7a540b8a0 ("net: add support for STMicroelectronics Ethernet controllers.")
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Remi Pommarel <>

Please don't CC: stable for networking fixes as per the netdev FAQ.

Applied and queued up for -stable, thank you.

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