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MF60872 - LIC-COMM CCIN 576F Ethernet adapter may drop received VLAN t

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Abstract

LIC-COMM CCIN 576F Ethernet adapter may drop received VLAN t


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
TR   5770999  V7R2M0    MF99103   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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An Ethernet adapter with CCIN 576F may incorrectly drop VLAN
tagged Ethernet frames with maximum transmission sized payloads.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA45051 :
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The Ethernet device driver will be changed to increase the
maximum receive frame size to account for an optional four byte
VLAN tag in the Ethernet frame.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA45051 :
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None.


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THIS IS A DELAYED PTF TO BE APPLIED AT IPL TIME.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF60733      LIC-COMM 576F ETHERNET LINE FAILURE - MSGCPI59F1 - SRCB025A6

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA45051
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C6127720


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Modified date:
19 November 2015