Subject: Re: Is anyone seeing lots of TCP checksum errors?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Pumford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/08/1997 10:53:15
On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, John F. Woods wrote:
> One very obvious suspect is, of course, the TCP checksum code on NetBSD, so
> I am wondering if anyone else is seeing TCP checksum errors, especially in
> situations where on-the-wire corruption can be reasonably ruled out.
> (Conversely, can anyone think of perfectly natural reasons why I would see these
> errors in the normal course of affairs?)
> I am connected to the Internet via a PPP link.
I have just noticed this on a PPP link as well. I fiddled around a bit and
it only seems to occur when VJ header compression is enabled on the PPP
link. Without that everything is fine. So perhaps another suspect is the
VJ packet re-assembly code.