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Date:   Fri, 9 Oct 2020 11:34:47 +0200
From:   Alexander Sverdlin <>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc:, Aaro Koskinen <>,
        Ralf Baechle <>,,
        "David S. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: octeon: Drop on uncorrectable alignment or FCS

Hello Greg,

On 10/01/2020 13:48, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 05:10:42PM +0100, Alexander X Sverdlin wrote:
>> From: Alexander Sverdlin <>
>> Currently in case of alignment or FCS error if the packet cannot be
>> corrected it's still not dropped. Report the error properly and drop the
>> packet while making the code around a little bit more readable.
>> Fixes: 80ff0fd3ab ("Staging: Add octeon-ethernet driver files.")
>> Signed-off-by: Alexander Sverdlin <>
>> ---
>>  drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-rx.c | 18 +++++++++---------
>>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> This driver is now deleted from the tree, sorry.

Now that the driver is restored, would you please consider this patch again?

Best regards,
Alexander Sverdlin.

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