TCP timestamp option

Meelis Roos (
Thu, 21 May 1998 18:25:11 +0300 (EEST)

Why do 2 "nop" tcp options usually precede the timestamp option in tcp
packets generated bly linux tcp stack when the timestamps are enabled?
Is the ip header padding done in options block this way, or is it
something other?

Also, what's the use of the timestamp option?

Meelis Roos (

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