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Re: Kernel 2.6 IPV6 Busted

To: Quantum Scientific <Info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Kernel 2.6 IPV6 Busted
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 13:35:17 -0800
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On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 14:10:39 -0600
Quantum Scientific <Info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am skeptical about this assertion that the whole internet needs to be 
> hashed 
> if connection tracking.

Connection tracking and NAT broke entirely the end-to-end host
assumption that used to be valid on the internet.

There are many very important optimizations we've had to disable
by default just in TCP alone because of NAT.

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