Re: e1000: Problem with "disable CRC stripping workaround" patch

From: Mark McLoughlin
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 04:51:37 EST


On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 09:42 -0700, Auke Kok wrote:
> Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Hi Jesse,
> > I just came across this:
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm seeing a problem with this currently under Xen's bridging
> > configuration.

> > One option is to fix this specific problem is to subtract the CRC
> > length from skb->len in e1000, another is to raise the MTU on the
> > receive side of Xen's loopback interface. I've attached a patch for the
> > latter, but I've no real opinion on which is more correct.
> We were sort of expecting this and sent the following patch upstream already -
> it's already queued for 2.6.18-rc3:
> Please give it a try and let us know if it fixes the issue for you, it should
> be much better than patching xen's code.

Yep, this fixes the problem for me.


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