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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
Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2020 10:11:39 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-09 17:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-08 17:52 Xie He
2020-08-09  8:48 ` Willem de Bruijn
2020-08-09 17:11   ` Xie He [this message]
2020-08-10  7:31     ` Willem de Bruijn
2020-08-10 18:13       ` Xie He
2020-08-16  2:28         ` Xie He
2020-08-19  0:17 ` Xie He
2020-08-19 22:11 ` Xie He

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