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

To: "David S.Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly
From: Arthur Kepner <akepner@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 13:21:13 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20050517.114829.115910656.davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0505170914130.29021@xxxxxxxxxx> <20050517.104947.112621738.davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <Pine.LNX.4.61.0505171104030.29021@xxxxxxxxxx> <20050517.114829.115910656.davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 17 May 2005, David S.Miller wrote:

> ....
> Can I tell users to call you when they enable the strict
> fragmentation and they can no longer talk UDP to
> remote sites outside of their subnet, or it breaks
> on their heavily SMP machine due to natural system local
> packet reordering?
> ....

I'd much rather take that call than one from a customer 
whose data has been quietly corrupted.


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