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

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] "strict" ipv4 reassembly
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 11:13:08 +1000
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On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 05:51:26PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> Andi Kleen thought inetpeer was a pig, so he removed it from SUSE's
> kernel and replaced it with a per-cpu salted IP ID generator.  The
> initial verion he wrote had serious bugs that severely decreased the
> effective ID space, and thus made the NFS corruption problem happen
> more frequently.

Is he turning off PMTU by default as well? :) I don't see how it
can be a pig otherwise.
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