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SubjectRe: [netfilter-core] Re: [PATCH] Avoid unncessary checksum validation in TCP/UDP netfilter
Keir Fraser wrote:
> 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.

TCP was changed to fix a regression with loopback packets. I've added
the UDP part of your patch to my 2.6.13 tree.

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