[Openswan Users] Re: [Openswan dev] Re: Tx Checksum Offload problem
hno at marasystems.com
Thu Jan 12 10:39:42 CET 2006
On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, openswan wrote:
> The problem is in that the option "Tx Checksum Offload" is activated
> only on the WORKSTATIONS i.e. the traffic there is unencrypted (IP
Then "Tx Checksum Offload" is broken on those workstations and MUST NOT be
enabled while the station is connected to a IP based network.
There should not be a single bit difference in transmitted packets if
hardware offload of Tx checksum is used or not. The algorithm and packet
details is in both cases identical.
If you find that there is differences in the transmitted packets when Tx
Checksum Offload is enabled/distabled then talk to the NIC card wendor and
driver maintainer to work these issues out if you wnat to use the feature.
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