Re: [PATCH FIX net v2] forcedeth: fix stats on hardware without extended stats support

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From: David Decotigny <david.decotigny@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:27:34 -0800

> This change makes sure that tx_packets/rx_bytes ifconfig counters are
> updated even on NICs that don't provide hardware support for these
> stats: they are now updated in software. For the sake of consistency,
> we also now have tx_bytes updated in software (hardware counters
> include ethernet CRC, and software doesn't account for it).
> 
> This reverts parts of:
>  - "forcedeth: statistics optimization" (21828163b2)
>  - "forcedeth: Improve stats counters" (0bdfea8ba8)
>  - "forcedeth: remove unneeded stats updates" (4687f3f364)
> 
> Tested:
>   pktgen + loopback (http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/124698/)
>   reports identical tx_packets/rx_packets and tx_bytes/rx_bytes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Decotigny <david.decotigny@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks.
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