Re: Strange network issues using jumbo packets.

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Wed Mar 05 2003 - 17:00:51 EST

   From: Jim Castleberry <>
   Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 14:25:53 -0700

   RedHat released a kernel update last week to correct a deadlock in the tg3
   driver. The errata description is:
        Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 are now
        available that fix a deadlock with the tg3 driver on certain revisions of
        the Broadcom 570x gigabit ethernet series
No, only triggerable when you use protocols such as decnet, appletalk,
IPX. Protocols such as IPV4 and IPV6 are not susceptible to this
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