Subject: Re: Odd crashes in tcp_output (2.0ish)
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/2005 18:15:44
On Wednesday 26 January 2005 17:59, Greg Troxel wrote:
> So should tcp_xmit_timer do sanity checking, or should we check
> opti.ts_ecr against TCP_TIMESTAMP(tp) while unpacking, and unset
> opti.ts_present if it is bogus?
Neither. Once we get into tcp_xmit_timer() it's too late to fall back to
old-style RTT calculation, and unsetting ts_present would also cause us to
not update the time stamp *we* echo. See the diff(s) I sent.