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Re: [PATCH, untested] Support for PPPOE on SMP

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Subject: Re: [PATCH, untested] Support for PPPOE on SMP
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 14:33:34 -0700 (PDT)
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Why don't you just queue the payload packets in a "resolution queue"
until the socket is created?  Just make the resolution queue packets
timeout using a value that will easily exceed any reasonable PPP
negotiation time.

All this ordered packet arrival shit is just beyond stupid.

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