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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add eeprom_bad_csum_allow module option to e1000.
    From: Dave Jones <>
    Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 17:20:26 -0400

    > Indeed. This is a common enough problem that not including it causes
    > more pain than its worth. I have two affected boxes myself that I
    > actually thought the hardware was dead before I tried ajax's patch.
    > People aren't going to report this as a bug. They aren't going to
    > try out patches, they're going to do what I did and stick another
    > network card in the box and go on with life.
    > Our users deserve better than this.

    Seconded. The resistence to this patch is just flat-out rediculious,
    just like it was in the e100 case.

    And I think all of this "e1000 is different!" talk is merely a
    scarecrow for the fact that Intel simply doesn't want this patch
    merged for some other reason.
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