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SubjectRe: [PATCH] forcedeth: fix random memory scribbling bug
Manfred Spraul wrote:
> Two critical bugs were found in forcedeth 0.47:
> - TSO doesn't work.
> - pci_map_single() for the rx buffers is called with size==0. This bug
> is critical, it causes random memory corruptions on systems with an iommu.
> Below is a minimal fix for both bugs, for inclusion into 2.6.15.
> TSO will be fixed properly in the next version.
> Tested on x86-64.
> Signed-Off-By: Manfred Spraul <>

1) Why does forcedeth require a non-standard calculation for each
pci_map_single() call?

2) I have requested multiple times that you avoid MIME...

3) Why disable TSO completely? It sounds like it should default to off,
then permit enabling via ethtool.


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