Subject: Re: hardware IP checksumming etc...
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/05/2001 07:29:47
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 07:28:31AM +0200, wrote:

 > > I can tell you from experience that not using checksums is inviting disaster.
 > doesn't ethernet has it's own layer-2 checksumming?

Sure, but there are plenty of cheap hubs/switches that screw it up in
a way that makes a corrupted/packet appear OK.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>