[Bridge] [PATCH] net/bridge: use the maximum hard_header_len of ports for bridging device

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Tue Mar 24 23:40:51 PDT 2009


From: Li Yang <leoli at freescale.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 17:04:29 +0800

> The bridging device used a constant hard_header_len.  This will cause
> headroom shortage for ports with additional hardware header.  The patch
> makes bridging device to use the maximum value of all ports.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Li Yang <leoli at freescale.com>

Your driver must be able to cope with any amount of
available headroom, no matter what hacks we put into
the bridging layer.

Please fix your driver, I'm not applying this patch.


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