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Date:	Mon, 10 Feb 2014 07:40:58 +0100
From:	Oliver Neukum <>
To:	Emil Goode <>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Ming Lei <>,
	Mark Brown <>,
	Jeff Kirsher <>,
	Glen Turner <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2 v2] usbnet: fix bad header length bug

On Mon, 2014-02-10 at 00:06 +0100, Emil Goode wrote:
> The AX88772B occasionally send rx packets that cross urb boundaries
> and the remaining partial packet is sent with no hardware header.
> When the buffer with a partial packet is of less number of octets
> than the value of hard_header_len the buffer is discarded by the
> usbnet module. This is causing dropped packages and error messages
> in dmesg.
> This can be reproduced by using ping with a packet size
> between 1965-1976.

Well, then how about simply removing the check?
It seems to have outlived its usefulness.


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