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Date:	Fri, 16 Mar 2012 02:02:10 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/usbnet: reserve headroom on rx skbs

From: Oliver Neukum <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:01:03 +0100

> Am Mittwoch, 14. März 2012, 17:56:25 schrieb Eric Dumazet:
>> network drivers should reserve some headroom on incoming skbs so that we
>> dont need expensive reallocations, eg forwarding packets in tunnels.
>> This NET_SKB_PAD padding is done in various helpers, like
>> __netdev_alloc_skb_ip_align() in this patch, combining NET_SKB_PAD and
>> NET_IP_ALIGN magic.
>> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
>> Cc: Oliver Neukum <>
>> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> Acked-by: Oliver Neukum <>

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