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Date:	Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:25:35 -0800
From:	Rick Jones <>
To:	Howard Chu <>
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <>,
Subject: Re: TCP 2MSL on loopback

> On the other hand, being able to configure a small MSL for the loopback 
> device is perfectly safe. Being able to configure a small MSL for other 
> interfaces may be safe, depending on the rest of the network layout.

A peanut gallery question - I seem to recall prior discussions about how 
one cannot assume that a packet destined for a given IP address will 
remain detined for that given IP address as it could go through a module 
that will rewrite headers etc.

Is traffic destined for immune from that?

rick jones
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