Re: [PATCH 2.6.18-rc4] aoe [07/13]: jumbo frame support 2 of 2

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sat Aug 19 2006 - 05:25:36 EST

Ar Gwe, 2006-08-18 am 19:04 -0400, ysgrifennodd Ed L. Cashin:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 11:58:32PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Yes, I think that the patch author is used to doing ETH_ZLEN because
> of a bug in the e1000 driver where the short packets weren't getting
> padded. I don't think I ever heard of a resolution to that issue, but
> I could change it back to "len" here.

It should have been resolved as uncleared packet tails are a security
hole. If not it needs fixing not aoe

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