RE: [E1000-devel] [PATCH 1/3] ixgbe, ixgbevf: Add new mbox API to enable MC promiscuous mode
From: Hiroshi Shimamoto
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 17:54:34 EST
> > > > Can you please fix up your patches based on my tree:
> > > > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jkirsher/queue.git
> > >
> > > Yes. I haven't noticed your tree.
> > > Will resend patches against it.
> > >
> > I encountered an issue with your tree, the commit id is below.
> > $ git log | head
> > commit e6f1649780f8f5a87299bf6af04453f93d1e3d5e
> > Author: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Fri Jan 23 20:43:14 2015 -0800
> > ethernet: fm10k: Actually drop 4 bits
> > The comment explains the intention, but vid has type u16. Before the
> > inner shift, it is promoted to int, which has plenty of space for all
> > vid's bits, so nothing is dropped. Use a simple mask instead.
> > I use the kernel from your tree in both host and guest.
> > Assign an IPv6 for VF in guest.
> > # ip -6 addr add 2001:db8::18:1/64 dev ens0
> > Send ping packet from other server to the VM.
> > # ping6 2001:db8::18:1 -I eth0
> > The following message was shown.
> > ixgbevf 0000:00:08.0: partial checksum but l4 proto=3a!
> > If I did the same operation in the host, I saw the same error message in host too.
> > ixgbe 0000:2d:00.0: partial checksum but l4 proto=3a!
> > Do you have any idea about that?
> Ah, sorry about that, try this tree again:
> That patch was dropped for favor of a patch that Matthew Vick put
> together (and recently got pushed upstream). So my queue no longer has
> that patch in the queue, since it got dropped.
I still see the same error, the head id is the below
$ git log | head
Author: Nicholas Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon Feb 9 00:27:00 2015 -0800
igb: Remove outdated fix me comment in the function,gb_acquire_swfw_sync_i210