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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 3/8] net: bcmgenet: use CHECKSUM_COMPLETE for NETIF_F_RXCSUM
On 12/17/19 1:16 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Doug Berger <>
> Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 13:02:24 -0800
>> This commit updates the Rx checksum offload behavior of the driver
>> to use the more generic CHECKSUM_COMPLETE method that supports all
>> protocols over the CHECKSUM_UNNECESSARY method that only applies
>> to some protocols known by the hardware.
>> This behavior is perceived to be superior.
>> Signed-off-by: Doug Berger <>
> This has to be done in the same patch that you change to use
> the NETIF_F_HW_CSUM feature flag.

Even if we were already advertising support for NETIF_F_RXCSUM before
patch #2? Not questioning your comment, just trying to understand why
this is deemed necessary here since it does not affect the same "direction".

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