Subject: Re: hw ip4csum-tx bug on ex(4)? (Re: RTL8169 hw IP4CSUM_Tx
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Aymeric Vincent <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/09/2006 21:20:13
Izumi Tsutsui <> writes:

> With a quick grance, NFS UDP packets seem rounded to multiples
> of 4 bytes, but certain UDP protocols actually have odd bytes.

Any RPC-based protocol should have packets whose size is a multiple
of 4 because they are XDR-encoded, and XDR specifies that every piece
of data is padded to 4 bytes.