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Re: [PATCH] [BRIDGE] Set features based on slave's ones

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] [BRIDGE] Set features based on slave's ones
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 11:52:58 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Nivedita Singhvi <niv@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 08:59:24 -0700

> While this is generally a cleaner thing to do - it breaks
> what we need - Jon's  patch adds the checksum offload/SG
> unconditionally precisely because we don't want it to be
> an all or nothing - we'd like to utilize offload on those
> devices that do support it..

No, I think Catalin's patch is exactly how this should
be implemented.

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