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Date:	Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:41:34 -0800
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	Tom Herbert <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 iproute2 4/5] ip link: Add support for remote
 checksum offload

On Wed,  5 Nov 2014 10:06:27 -0800
Tom Herbert <> wrote:

> This patch adds support to remote checksum checksum offload
> confinguration for IPIP, SIT, and GRE tunnels. This patch
> adds a [no]encap-remcsum to ip link command which applicable
> when configured tunnels that use GUE.
> Example:
> ip link add name tun1 type gre remote local \
>    ttl 225 encap fou encap-sport auto encap-dport 7777 encap-csum \
>    encap-remcsum
> This would create an GRE tunnel in GUE encapsulation where the source
> port is automatically selected (based on hash of inner packet),
> checksums in the encapsulating UDP header are enabled (needed.for
> remote checksum offload), and remote checksum is configured to
> be used on the tunnel (affects TX side).
> Signed-off-by: Tom Herbert <>
> ---
>  include/linux/if_tunnel.h |  1 +

This patch is for net-next not current release
Remote checksum offload flag does not exist in upstream tree (net or linus).

Please don't mix patches for current and future releases together

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