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Date:	Sat, 30 Oct 2010 17:22:37 -0700
From:	John Fastabend <>
Subject: [net-next-2.6 PATCH 2/3] net: remove check for headroom in

It is possible for the headroom to be smaller then the
hard_header_len for a short period of time after toggling
the vlan offload setting.

This is not a hard error and skb_cow_head is called in
__vlan_put_tag() to resolve this.

Signed-off-by: John Fastabend <>

 net/8021q/vlan_dev.c |    3 ---
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/8021q/vlan_dev.c b/net/8021q/vlan_dev.c
index 14e3d1f..afb03c5 100644
--- a/net/8021q/vlan_dev.c
+++ b/net/8021q/vlan_dev.c
@@ -274,9 +274,6 @@ static int vlan_dev_hard_header(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
 	u16 vlan_tci = 0;
 	int rc;
-	if (WARN_ON(skb_headroom(skb) < dev->hard_header_len))
-		return -ENOSPC;
 	if (!(vlan_dev_info(dev)->flags & VLAN_FLAG_REORDER_HDR)) {
 		vhdr = (struct vlan_hdr *) skb_push(skb, VLAN_HLEN);

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