Subject: Re: Skipping TCP / UDP / IP checksums on loopback traffic
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/23/2004 18:44:08
In article <>,
Jason Thorpe <> wrote:
>There's no need to compute or check checksums for traffic over the 
>loopback interface.  The following patch makes it optional, and 
>defaults to "off".  Linux also skips checksums in this case, which 
>results in poor results for NetBSD compared to Linux in some 
>         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

Looks great to me! Have you done any performance analysis? Just curious...