Subject: Re: hardware IP checksumming etc...
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/05/2001 08:33:16
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 04:56:47PM +0200, 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 <>