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SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5
>  (a) is not a major security issue. If you allow untrusted users full
> 100/1000Mbps access to your internal network, you have _other_
> security issues, like packet sniffing etc that are much much MUCH
> worse. So the packet flooding thing is very much a corner case, and
> claiming that we have a big problem is silly.

Not nowdays. 100Mbit pipes to the backbone are routine for web serving in
the real world - at least the paying end (aka porn).

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