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Date:	Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:30:57 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 1/9] batman-adv: add UNICAST_4ADDR
 packet type

From: Sven Eckelmann <>
Date: Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:20:13 +0100

> To push this question in a direction: May I assume that the driver always 
> ensures that the ethernet header is 4 byte boundary - NET_IP_ALIGN (2) 
> aligned?


> When yes, this would result in a slight variations of your suggestion: 
> unicast/bcast headers have to end at 4 bytes boundary + 2 bytes. The reason is 
> easy to explain. batman-adv unicast/bcast headers are used to encapsulate the 
> important parts of an ethernet frame:
> Ethernet Header for P2P | batman-adv header stuff | ethernet header | payload.
> Would you aggree?

Then you can get rid of the packed crap.
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