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Bug#609994: sky2: hw csum failure

found 609994 linux-2.6/3.2.1-2
> Hi Vincent,

Hi Jonathan,

> You wrote before that v3.2-rc3 didn't work, so in order not to forget, I'm
> marking 3.2-rc4 as affected.

3.2.1-2 is affected as well, so I'm marking it accordingly.

> Do you know anyone with the same hardware or with an operating system that
> uses a different driver, that could help to rule out a hardware problem?

Unfortunately there is no one around me with this network controller,
but I did some test on a
distribution based on a derivative of OS/Net kernel (OpenIndiana), and I
couldn't reproduce the
bug since the 'yge' driver doesn't support hardware checksum calculation.

Therefore I will try with FreeBSD (or a derivative), which use the 'msk'
driver which support that feature.
By the way, do you know if there is a Debian GNU/kFreeBSD live project? 

> If it is a hardware problem but a common one, it could still be worth working
> around (and of course if it is not a hardware problem, upstream might be more
> likely to give advice).  Otherwise, your best bet might be to keep working
> around it locally.
> Sorry for the trouble,
> Jonathan

Thanks again Jonathan, and sorry for the looong silence :-}

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