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Date:	Fri, 30 Nov 2007 13:35:16 -0500
From:	Andrew Gallatin <gallatin@...i.com>
To:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
CC:	davem@...emloft.net, ossthema@...ibm.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: fix lro_gen_skb() alignment

Herbert Xu wrote:
> Andrew Gallatin <gallatin@...i.com> wrote:
>> diff --git a/net/ipv4/inet_lro.c b/net/ipv4/inet_lro.c
>> index ac3b1d3..91e9371 100644
>> --- a/net/ipv4/inet_lro.c
>> +++ b/net/ipv4/inet_lro.c
>> @@ -401,10 +401,11 @@ static struct sk_buff *lro_gen_skb(struc
>>        int data_len = len;
>>        int hdr_len = min(len, hlen);
>>
>> -       skb = netdev_alloc_skb(lro_mgr->dev, hlen);
>> +       skb = netdev_alloc_skb(lro_mgr->dev, hlen + NET_IP_ALIGN);
> 
> NET_IP_ALIGN should only be used if you're DMAing into the skb head.
> Otherwise you should say 2.  It would be nice to have another macro
> for that I suppose.

It is certainly simple enough to say 2.  Thank you for pointing
this out.  I have attached a patch to do that..

Signed off by: Andrew Gallatin <gallatin@...i.com>

Drew

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