Subject: Re: HW assisted IPv4/TCP/UDP checksumming -- in-bound
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Jon Lindgren <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/18/2001 13:24:00
On Fri, 18 May 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> Folks...
> I've done the low-hanging fruit part of HW assisted IPv4/TCP/UDP
> checksums -- in-bound processing.  This is quite trivial.  Note
> that the mbuf m_pkthdr change will be used for out-bound processing
> as well.
> Also included are the diffs to make the DP83820 Gigabit Ethernet chip
> do in-bound IPv4/TCP/UDP checksum processing.
> Comments?

q) What type of card have you been working with?  I know the asante IIRC,
but which kind (the mac/pc or the pc version)?

q) Is this stuff in -current yet, or soon?

q) Where do we send the thank you beers to? ;-)

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