Subject: Re: KA655 on-board ethernet; was: Re: Bragging Time...
To: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/17/2000 01:57:17
On Wed 16 Feb 2000 at 18:49:53 +0100, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> That I don't understand. ftp uses tcp, which includes a checksum. You
> shouldn't be able to get bad packets up the stack then. This really sounds
> weird. Are you sure you don't have a memory problem instead?

Well, the UDP and TCP checksums are not actually very *good*. Just
(one's complement) sums, that's all, not CRCs. Fairly high risk of
undetected errors.

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