[PATCH v2 0/3] Fix Ethernet jumbo frames support for Armada 370 and 38x

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Jun 17 13:43:53 PDT 2015


On Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:22:17 +0200, Simon Guinot wrote:

> > You should add a Fixes: tag to each commit to indicate which commit is
> > being fixed by your patches.
> > 
> > Also, I was a bit surprised by your statement that Armada 38x is also
> > affected by the problem, since Armada 38x is more recent than Armada
> > XP. but indeed, according to the Armada 38x datasheet:
> > 
> >   IPv4 and TCP/UDP over IPv4/IPv6 checksum generation on transmit
> >   frames for standard Ethernet packet size
> > 
> > While the Armada XP datasheet says:
> > 
> >   Long frames transmission (including jumbo frames), with
> >   IPv4/v6/TCP/UDP checksum generation
> > 
> > So it seems like you're right about this!
> At first, I though this was an error in the Armada 38x datasheet (maybe
> a sloppy copy/paster). Therefore I have checked on an DB-88F6820-GP
> board and then I can confirm that the Armada 38x is also affected.

Ok, so the datasheet was correct (houra!). Thanks a lot for having done
the additional testing.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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