Re: IP packaging

From: Prabhakar Sarma Neog (psneog@iitg.ernet.in)
Date: Mon Jun 12 2000 - 23:28:46 EST


On Mon, 12 Jun 2000, Zhu Ming wrote:

> hi,
>
> I want to ask a question for a friend. In IP layer, a block of TCP data
> will be divided into many IP packages. will all of these
> IP packages be sent one by one, or they may be
> separated by other IP packages? which book discusses this
> question? which tools can watch the content of IP package?
>
> Thank you very much!
>
> Yours
> Zhu Ming
>

Since IP is connectionless, IP packets don't follow any order - they get
scrambled & unscrambled en-route, irrespective of source.

Read Andrew S Tanenbaum's book.

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Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
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