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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ppp_generic causes skput:under: w/ pppoatm and vc-encaps
Hi Michal,

it is the receive side - (chan.hdrlen is set correctly) -- on the receive side
you'll the SKB from the device AND headroom is up to the device...
Michal Ostrowski wrote:

> If you set the hdrlen field of the ppp_channel that pppoatm registers
> (pvcc->chan.hdrlen, in pppoatm_assign_vcc()) then ppp_generic will
> always over-allocate skb space to allow for extra headers to be pushed
> in. This mechanism was put is so that we wouldn't have to copy the
> frame in order to slap on PPPoE headers onto it. I think it's a good
> idea to be doing this, especially if you're going to play with
> hard_header_len.
>
> If you look at pppoatm_send(), you'll see that you do an
> skb_realloc_headroom if there's no space for the headers. If
> pvcc->chan.hdrlen is set properly then this will be the exceptional,
> rather than the common case.
>
> > Here is my "better fix". In pppoatm, we should be increasing the
> > device header length appropriately. ie. dev->hard_header_len needs to
> > be increased in the pppoatm driver when vc-encaps is used.
> >
> > Franks a lot,
> > David S. Miller
> > davem@redhat.com
>
> --
> Michal Ostrowski
> mostrows@speakeasy.net

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