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SubjectRe: Linux 3.3-rc4
From: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 10:45:26 -0800

> However, while true, x86-64 has 8-byte alignment for 'long', and
> x86-32 has 4-byte alignment. Which means that even though the
> structure layout is exactly the same, on x86-64 the *alignment* issue
> will push it out to 304 bytes.
> That's just stupid. We've had that problem before. It's easy to
> overlook, but that packet is just mis-designed.

A real shame, this should have used "__aligned_u64" from the

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