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SubjectRe: [PATCH] document ECN in 2.4
   From: Bernd Eckenfels <>
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 03:38:35 +0100

Because this will add a Fallback (non ECN) packet to every denied
target. I think this is bad policy at least. It might violate the
RFCs, too. Keep in mind, we cannot recognice a rejection due to

It does in fact violate RFCs because the fallback has to handle the
case where ECN rejection comes in the form of a (perfectly valid)
TCP reset.

Any workaround which ignores TCP resets is broken from the start and
is not to be implemented.

David S. Miller
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