Subject: Re: interrupt rate from a NIC
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/07/2003 10:23:34
In message <200303071803.NAA05622@Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>,
der Mouse writes:

[Attribution stripped by Mouse] 

>> Could someone please remind me why the syn-cookie aproach was
>> considered bad?

One might learn more from turning the question around: given Dave
Borman's approach to syn-flood problems, (which NetBSD has), try to
explain why are syn-cookies considered good.