Re: [git patches] net driver updates

From: Manfred Spraul
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 03:23:29 EST

Andi Kleen wrote:

My NF4Pro machine now reliably does

Disconnecting: Bad packet length 3742984839.

when I display a lot of data through ssh. Apparently it generates some corruption that's not caught by the TCP checksum.

The nic does hw checksumming - thus the tcp checksum won't catch driver bugs.

Would that be fixed by this
change too?

No idea, but unlikely. The fix removes a duplicate request_irq call. Is it possible that the both instances run concurrently?

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