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Date:	Thu, 29 Nov 2007 16:41:15 -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 04:28:34PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>> sky2 is the exception here, not the rule.
>> It is, but it's not unique.  Several USB adapters have the same problem, 
>> for example.
> Notice the common theme here that slow (or slower, i.e., certainly nowhere
> near 10Gb) NICs are the norm for violating alignment :)
> So I'd prefer something that only penalised them rather than everybody
> else.

Obviously, and this should be a configure option anyway.

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