Subject: Re: hardware IP checksumming etc...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/05/2001 08:33:16
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 04:56:47PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> 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
Sure, except that you have to tell all hosts you want to communicate with
to ignore checksums.
It's just a bad idea.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>