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    SubjectRe: [Stable-review] [007/116] tg3: Fix 5906 transmit hangs
    On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 09:15:22PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
    > On Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:54:45 -0700
    > Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
    >
    > > 2.6.32-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let
    > > us know.
    > >
    > > ------------------
    > >
    > > From: Matt Carlson <mcarlson@broadcom.com>
    > >
    > > This is a resubmit backport of commit
    > > 92c6b8d16a36df3f28b2537bed2a56491fb08f11 to kernel version 2.6.32.
    > > The gentoo bug report can be found at
    > > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=301091. Thanks to Matt
    > > Carlson for his assistance and working me to fix a regression caused
    > > by the initial patch. The original description is as follows:
    > >
    >
    > I think these two patches should be used instead, as they fix the
    > bug without needing backports and keep the driver closer to upstream:
    >
    > 0e1406dd404ce55dbe8d68b4b5e2aed7e5c75fdb
    > "tg3: Assign flags to fixes in start_xmit_dma_bug"
    >
    > 92c6b8d16a36df3f28b2537bed2a56491fb08f11
    > "tg3: Fix 5906 transmit hangs"

    I don't know, I'll defer to Matt here, this patch has gone in and out of
    the stable queue for a while now as he and some users have tested and
    had problems lots of times...

    Matt?



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