Subject: Re: hardware IP checksumming etc...
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/05/2001 11:06:37
In message <>, wojtek writes:
>>  > 
>>  > 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.
>hmm.. i did not know that.. anyway when one know/tested he has good
>hardware it could be usable.
>if hardware checksumming is implemented it should be easy by treating this
>card as hardware-checksum capable but with null function

@inproceedings{ stone00when,
    author = "Jonathan Stone and Craig Partridge",
    title = "When the {CRC} and {TCP} checksum disagree",
    booktitle = "{SIGCOMM}",
    pages = "309-319",
    year = "2000",
    url = ""

		--Steve Bellovin,