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SubjectRe: Linux iSCSI Initiator, OpenSource (fwd) (Re: Gauntlet Set NOW!)
On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 01:31:36AM +1300, Andrew McGregor wrote:
> Or ESP, with or without encryption as well.
>
> But that does not acheive quite the same thing, because the iSCSI digest is
> another lightweight checksum, albeit stronger than most, and does not
> provide authentication. So AH or ESP is stronger, but slower.
>
> Maybe Cisco are assuming another layer deals with the errors. However, to
> get an interoperable and efficient implementation requires the capability
> to do whatever combination is required, along with sensible defaults.

Actually, as I pointed out before, the current Cisco iSCSI driver does
support CRC (32-bit), though it's presumably off by default.

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