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Re: [Xen-devel] reasons/requirements for some of patches/linux-*

Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It's certainly not a backport (i.e. still needed in almost unchanged form in 
> 2.6.18).
>>> net-gso-*.patch
>>Backport of GSO patches from 2.6.17,18,... Done by Herbert Xu as part of his
>>big netfront/back reworking and upgrade. This will mostly go away when we
>>upgrade to 2.6.18.

Because TSO is enabled by default in netfront.  Without this you won't
have external communications if your physical NIC driver does not support

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