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

To: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 02:04:14 +0200
Cc: dlstevens@xxxxxxxxxx, rick.jones2@xxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20050517232556.GA26846@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Herbert Xu's message of "Wed, 18 May 2005 09:25:56 +1000")
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Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
> Perhaps you misunderstood what I was saying.  I meant are there any
> extant systems that would transmit 1 set of fragments to host A with
> id x, then 65535 packets host B, and then wrap around and send a new
> set of fragments to host A with idx.
>
> Linux will never do this thanks to inetpeer.c.

It will, you just need enough other hosts to thrash inetpeer. How many
you need depends on your available memory.

-Andi

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