Bug 469927 - cxgb3: allow LRO settings through ethtool
cxgb3: allow LRO settings through ethtool
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Andy Gospodarek
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2008-11-04 14:29 EST by Divy Le Ray
Modified: 2014-06-29 19:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-07 14:16:30 EST
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Description Divy Le Ray 2008-11-04 14:29:47 EST
The cxgb3 driver supports LRO. It is however not controllable through ethtool.
The following patch allows ethtool to control LRO settings for cxgb3.

It has been committed to upstream kernel.org:

Comment 1 Andy Gospodarek 2008-11-05 16:59:11 EST
We don't have the kernel bits (set_flags and get_flags) to make this happen, so I'm not sure this patch offers much to us, right?
Comment 2 Divy Le Ray 2008-11-05 17:03:57 EST
You're right. This patch won't help without the updated ethtool code.
I guess we can close this.

Comment 3 Andy Gospodarek 2008-11-06 21:05:47 EST
My test kernels have been updated to include a patch for this bugzilla.


Please test them and report back your results.
Comment 4 Andy Gospodarek 2008-11-07 14:16:30 EST
My scripts automagically added comment #3 since I had originally backported the fix to rhel5 and added to my git tree just in case.  It's really not needed for 5.3 however since it doesn't do anything.  Closing out.

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