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SubjectRe: [PATCH net] r8152: Fix broken RX checksums.
From: Mark Lord <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:28:27 -0400

> The r8152 driver has been broken since (approx) 3.16.xx
> when support was added for hardware RX checksums
> on newer chip versions. Symptoms include random
> segfaults and silent data corruption over NFS.
> The hardware checksum logig does not work on the VER_02
> dongles I have here when used with a slow embedded system CPU.
> Google reveals others reporting similar issues on Raspberry Pi.
> So, disable hardware RX checksum support for VER_02, and fix
> an obvious coding error for IPV6 checksums in the same function.
> Because this bug results in silent data corruption,
> it is a good candidate for back-porting to -stable >= 3.16.xx.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Lord <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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