Re: [PATCH] sky2: jumbo frame regression fix
From: Ian Kumlien
Date: Tue Oct 02 2007 - 21:35:19 EST
On tis, 2007-10-02 at 18:02 -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Remove unneeded check that caused problems with jumbo frame sizes.
> The check was recently added and is wrong.
> When using jumbo frames the sky2 driver does fragmentation, so
> rx_data_size is less than mtu.
Now running with 9k mtu with no errors, =)
It also seems that the FIFO bug was the one that affected me before,
damn odd race that one.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Ian Kumlien <pomac@xxxxxxxxx>
(if that tag exists now)
Btw, Sorry but all mail directly to you will be blocked. I have yet to
fix the relaying properly with isp:s blocking port 25 etc so for some of
you this mail will only show up on the ML.
> --- a/drivers/net/sky2.c 2007-10-02 17:56:31.000000000 -0700
> +++ b/drivers/net/sky2.c 2007-10-02 17:58:56.000000000 -0700
> @@ -2163,9 +2163,6 @@ static struct sk_buff *sky2_receive(stru
> sky2->rx_next = (sky2->rx_next + 1) % sky2->rx_pending;
> prefetch(sky2->rx_ring + sky2->rx_next);
> - if (length < ETH_ZLEN || length > sky2->rx_data_size)
> - goto len_error;
> /* This chip has hardware problems that generates bogus status.
> * So do only marginal checking and expect higher level protocols
> * to handle crap frames.
Ian Kumlien <pomac () vapor ! com> -- http://pomac.netswarm.net
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