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Date:	Sat, 28 Sep 2013 15:45:41 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	ming.lei@...onical.com
Cc:	gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, oneukum@...e.de,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] USBNET: fix handling padding packet

From: Ming Lei <ming.lei@...onical.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:59:35 +0800

> Commit 638c5115a7949(USBNET: support DMA SG) introduces DMA SG
> if the usb host controller is capable of building packet from
> discontinuous buffers, but missed handling padding packet when
> building DMA SG.
> 
> This patch attachs the pre-allocated padding packet at the
> end of the sg list, so padding packet can be sent to device
> if drivers require that.
> 
> Reported-by: David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>
> Acked-by: Oliver Neukum <oliver@...kum.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ming Lei <ming.lei@...onical.com>

Applied, thanks.

I still think the suggestion to disable scatter gather for
devices with the padding issue was the most sane approach
to solve this.

I guess people like supporting complicated crap and excess
code for things that pretty much do not exist, or at best
are not prominent enough to cater for at all.

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