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SubjectRe: Missing ACKs with Linux 2.2/2.4?
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In article <200011121600.TAA17075@ms2.inr.ac.ru> you wrote:
> Timestamp is not a random number, so that probability of PAWS failure
> does not depend on restricting it at all. The only thing which can help
> to reduce probability is dropping all tpacket with ts_val==0
> or shutting down your machine while time of your peers passes through zero. 8)

But Timestamps are not increased by one every packet, so the likelyhood that
a wraparound

a) happens and
b) happens while a packet is send

is realy small.

Greetings
Bernd
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