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Date:	Thu, 29 Nov 2007 16:28:34 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Herbert Xu <>
CC:	Stephen Hemminger <>,
	Johannes Berg <>,,,,
Subject: Re: wireless vs. alignment requirements

Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 09:50:35AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Uhm, most cards affected *ARE* Ethernet cards, due to the bloody 14-byte 
>> header.
> Well most Ethernet drivers are using NET_IP_ALIGN which means that IP
> stack gets aligned packets only.
> sky2 is the exception here, not the rule.

It is, but it's not unique.  Several USB adapters have the same problem, 
for example.

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