[realtek] Is the 4 bytes too long bug fixed????

Jeff Garzik jgarzik@mandrakesoft.mandrakesoft.com
Sun, 1 Oct 2000 08:59:50 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, Doug wrote:
> I too see the 4 byte bug, this time with dhclient.  The message reads: "ip length 328 disagrees with bytes received 332."  This is causing other problems too.  One note in the archive included a possible solution, which is pasted below.  Has this batch 
made its way into the source? Please reply if you've used this patch either successfully or unsuccessfully.

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Yes, the "4 byte bug" is fixed in 2.2.18-pre kernels, and also in 2.4.x

Don Becker's external rtl8139.c also fixes this bug, but it has other
bugs in all version on his site, so I would not recommend using it at
this time.