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Date:	Tue, 20 Nov 2007 17:39:28 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] [IPV4] UDP: Always checksum even if without socket

From: Andi Kleen <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 15:05:18 +0100

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 12:29:45AM -0500, Bill Fink wrote:
> > While I agree with your analysis that it could be worked around,
> > who knows how all the various SNMP monitoring applications out there
> > would interpret such an unusual event.  I liked Stephen's suggestion
> > of a deferred decrement that would insure the counter didn't ever
> > run backwards.  But the best approach seems to be just not to count
> > it in the first place until tha application has actually received
> > the packet, since as Herbert pointed out, that's what the RFC
> > actually specifies for the meaning of the udpInDatagrams counter.
> Together with another counter that counts "edge datagrams received"
> that would be an excellent idea.
> Here's a patch.

NFS and friends that use the ->data_ready() callback needs to
be updated as well.  Please fix this and resubmit, thanks.
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