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Date:   Sun, 9 Aug 2020 10:11:39 -0700
From:   Xie He <>
To:     Willem de Bruijn <>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Network Development <>,
        linux-kernel <>,
        Linux X25 <>,
        Martin Schiller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] drivers/net/wan/lapbether: Added needed_tailroom

On Sun, Aug 9, 2020 at 1:48 AM Willem de Bruijn
<> wrote:
> Does this solve an actual observed bug?
> In many ways lapbeth is similar to tunnel devices. This is not common.

Thank you for your comment!

This doesn't solve a bug observed by me. But I think this should be
necessary considering the logic of the code.

Using "grep", I found that there were indeed Ethernet drivers that set
needed_tailroom. I found it was set in these files:
Setting needed_tailroom may be necessary for this driver to run those
Ethernet devices.

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