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Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly

To: David Stevens <dlstevens@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 22:17:36 +0200
Cc: akepner@xxxxxxx, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, John Heffner <jheffner@xxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, netdev-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx
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David Stevens <dlstevens@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Dave,
>         Shouldn't that be an estimator on the destination RTT? Or is that
> what you meant? A fast link locally that traverses a slow path along the 
> way
> would time out too fast.
>         Of course, getting an RTT estimate if there hasn't been TCP 
> traffic
> is a complication. :-)

At least for a directly connected flat network you could get it from ARP.

-Andi

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