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

Li Yang leoli at freescale.com
Wed Mar 25 00:05:20 PDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 2:40 PM, David Miller <davem at davemloft.net> wrote:
> 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.

Ok.  But it's not good to reallocate every packet generated locally.
Why not take this patch too?

- Leo

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