Red Hat errata kernels for test...

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at redhat.com
Mon Jan 27 11:45:01 CST 2003


On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 12:37:02PM -0500, Gabriel Rosenkoetter wrote:
> At Monday, January 27, 2003 12:11 PM, Philip Rowlands wrote: 
> > On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > >I have received permission to post the latest release candidate of
> > >Red Hat's errata kernel.  It contains not only fixes for > e1000 and
> tg3
> > >net drivers, but also system-level fixes which may address > the
> problems
> > >users on this list were seeing.
> > 
> > What's new/improved/fixed with e1000? Is the previous release buggy or
> > just not as good as it could be?
>   
> To be precise, dare we hope that the hw tcp csum errors are actually
> gone now?

I do not see any fixes specific to that, so I would not have a ton of
hope; however it will be useful to test, as some of the e1000 bugfixes
may have a positive effect on that problem nonetheless.

	Jeff






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