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Re: [PATCH][1/4] b44: Ignore carrier lost errors

To: Florian Schirmer <jolt@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][1/4] b44: Ignore carrier lost errors
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 11:54:47 -0400
Cc: Pekka Pietikainen <pp@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Florian Schirmer wrote:

some (?) hardware seems to be buggy and is reporting bogus carrier lost values. Both reference implementations from Broadcom indicate that this counter is not reliable and therefore ignore it. We should do the same. "Fixes" the carrier lost problem i've seen.


Signed-off-by: Florian Schirmer <jolt@xxxxxxxxxx>

patch applied to 2.6.x

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