Re: TSO and IPv6

From: David S. Miller (davem@davemloft.net)
Date: Thu Apr 14 2005 - 23:31:44 EST


On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 17:13:13 -0700
"Ravinandan Arakali" <ravinandan.arakali@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Does Linux support TSO for "TCP over IPv6" ? I did some searching
> in the IPv6 code(2.6.12 kernel) but couldn't find any such support.

No, the support is not there, not because of any technical reason
but simply because no devices exist which can handle ipv6 TCP
TSO.

If you have a card which can do it, we simply need to add a new
NETIF_F_TSO_IPV6 flag and the necessary tcp*.c code.
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