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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Avoid unncessary checksum validation in TCP/UDP netfilter

On 27 May 2005, at 12:20, Phil Oester wrote:

On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 12:03:08PM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
The TCP/UDP connection-tracking code in netfilter validates the
checksum of incoming packets, to prevent nastier errors further down
the road. This check is unnecessary if the skb is marked as

It seems at least part of this has already been merged in 2.6.12-rc

It would be great if the UDP code also would observe CHECKSUM_UNNECESSARY. I'll wait for 2.6.12 to appear and then submit a new patch if UDP has been missed.


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