Subject: Re: hardware checksum with wm nics
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charlie Allom <email@example.com>
Date: 07/26/2007 12:11:43
On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 11:23:01PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> I think that if you enable checksums tcpdump does not know that they will
> be calculated by the nic for outgoing packets so you see the wrong checksum.
> We could fix tcpdump to look at the interface flags and DTRT but it does
> not seem worth-while.
How about a note in infconfig(8) near the *csum entries noting this?
having spammed this mailing list before, myself..