On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 1:40 AM, Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 12:04:20PM +1000, Simon Horman wrote:
>> The impetus for this series of patches is Julian Anastasov noting
>> that "load balance IPv4 connections from a local process" checks
>> for 0 TCP checksums. Herbert Xu confirmed that this is not legal,
>> even on loopback traffic, but that rather partial checksums are
>> The first patch in this series is a proposed solution to handle
>> partial checksums for both TCP and UDP.
>> The other two patches clean things up a bit.
>> I have not tested this code beyond compilation yet.
> After extensive testing by Julius Volz and limited testing by myself, I
> have applied the first patch, which does indeed allow packets with
> PARTIAL_CHECKSUM to work, to lvs-next-2.6. I have dropped the second two
> patches which produce bogus checksums.
Great, thanks! I have tested TCP+UDP, local+remote clients, v4+v6,
NAT+DSR+TUN in all combinations that are expected to be working and
found no problems.
Julius Volz - Corporate Operations - SysOps
Google Switzerland GmbH - Identification No.: CH-020.4.028.116-1
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