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

To: herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 17:52:10 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 10:09:55 +1000

> On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 02:04:14AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > It will, you just need enough other hosts to thrash inetpeer. How many
> > you need depends on your available memory.
> 
> Even when the cache entry is deleted, Linux will allocate an ID randomly
> so the chance of what was stated above occuring is very small.

Yes, that's right.  Andi just doesn't like inetpeer, so let's just
move along and accept that. :-)

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