Bug 804870 - Dropping instead of sending the truncated packets for 8139/e1000
Dropping instead of sending the truncated packets for 8139/e1000
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: qemu-kvm (Show other bugs)
6.4
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Assigned To: jason wang
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Reported: 2012-03-19 22:47 EDT by jason wang
Modified: 2012-07-23 03:18 EDT (History)
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Description jason wang 2012-03-19 22:47:18 EDT
Description of problem:

After fix for bz781920 and bz772080, we send truncated packets when transmission buffer overrun (e1000/8139), we'd better drop the truncated packets as sending the partial packets were meaningless.


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6.4

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Comment 1 Ronen Hod 2012-07-23 03:18:46 EDT
Closing.

- This is mostly an optimization issue for the non-recommended emulated NICs
- Not reported by the field.

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