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SubjectRe: Fast TCP/IP checksum patch.
On Fri, 21 May 1999, Hussam E. Eassa, Ph.D. wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm new to this list so please forgive me if this question has been asked
> before.
> I got hold of a patch by a fellow named Dick Johnson (or Johnston?) that
> supposedly speeds up TCP/IP transfers by using a piped checksum routine.
> It seems to speed things up quite a bit on my system (Slackware
> distribution, Kernel version 2.0.35, P233 MMX, 3COM EL3, etc.)
> Could anybody tell me when this patch will be included in the "official"
> kernel release? I'm told that this patch has been floating around for a
> while but it never seems to make it to the released kernel.
> Thanks in advance for your help.

The patch is available via anon ftp from

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.2.6 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
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