The following reply was made to PR kern/34935; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: gnats-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx, kern-bug-people@xxxxxxxxxx,
Subject: Re: kern/34935: if_re_pci.c needs updating
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 08:56:01 +0900
> > Please post individual bugs/fixes which you can confirm.
> I can't confirm them without doing the port, at which point why would
> I need to post them? :)
Otherwise this PR will never be closed and makes no sense, I'm afraid.
> Clearly the fix that prevents certain versions of the card from
> screwing up hardware assisted checksums is important.
Only this? Or more other 8139C+ fixes?
Is it a good idea to pull all fixes blindly?
Anyway please also see recent posts on tech-kern and tech-net.
yamt said that hw ip4csum bug only happens with
very small packet (less than ETHER_PAD_LEN) so FreeBSD's
fix is not right. Furthermore, they choose to copy small packets
to a new mbuf for padding, and several people object it.