Can I configure the switch to allow specific packets with FCS errors to pass through

We are using a Summit X460-48t Network Switch between a Linux box and some custom HW. For testing purposes I would like to send some packets with a known, corrupted FCS and see the response on the custom HW. Is there a way to configure the switch to allow some specific packets to pass through with FCS errors? For instance, if they are addressed to a specific MAC or IP address?? In this case, the packets will all be ICMP or SNMP messages.

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Hi Todd,By definition, these "damaged" frames are to be discarded and won't be forwarded at all. I don't believe there is a way to permit them, unless cut-through switching will allow it.