Re: TCP checksum

Alan Cox (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 00:30:01 +0100 (BST)

> I have applied the enclosed very simple patch so that I can download the mentioned file now.
> Maybe someone more experienced with TCP could take look into the checksum calculation.

Thats basically suicide. The checksum is wrong so I'll download a corrupt file
isnt a fix even to your problem

> tcp_statistics.TcpInErrs++;
> - goto discard_it;
> + /* goto discard_it; */

Instead can you dump the packet out in hex at this point. That way someone
can both add it up by hand and by software to check the Linux routines


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