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Subject: CVS linux
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 11:58:50 +0100
CVSROOT:        /home/cvs
Module name:    linux
Changes by: 05/09/20 11:58:50

Modified files:
        include/asm-mips64: Tag: linux_2_4 checksum.h 

Log message:
        The type of sum in csum_tcpudp_nofold is "unsigned int", so when we
        assign to it in an asm() block, and we're running on a system with
        64-bit registers, it is vitally important that we sign extend it
        correctly before returning to C.  Otherwise the stray high bits will be
        preserved into csum_fold, and on the SB-1 processor, 32-bit arithmetic
        on a non sign-extended register will yield surprising results.
        This caused incorrect checksums in some UDP packets for NFS root.  The
        problem was mild when using a 10.0.1.x IP address, but severe when
        using 192.168.1.x.
        Signed-off-by: Daniel Jacobowitz <>

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