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Re: [PATCH] TSO Reloaded

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] TSO Reloaded
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2005 16:16:10 -0700
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On Thu, 5 May 2005 16:24:48 -0700
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 5 May 2005 15:35:32 -0700
> "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Is anyone testing this or is everyone too scared? :-)
> > 
> > A lot of people wanted this TSO stuff fixed, so I spent
> > time implementing the fix.  Yet nobody seems interested
> > enough to even say "it works" or "it's busted" :-/
> 
> It works on tg3 that is too stupid to do TSO at least. More tests coming

It's off by default, "ethtool -K eth0 tso on" is necessary.
I'll change that soon.

Or do you have a chip revision that really can't do TSO?

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