Re: link level crap protection


Drew Daniel Perkins (ddp+@andrew.cmu.edu)
Mon, 4 Apr 88 17:03:43 -0400 (EDT)


> *Excerpts from: 30-Mar-88 link level crap protection Mike*
> *O'Dell@uunet.UU.NET (587)*

> For my two cents...
> If the purpose of a SLIP checksum is ONLY to allow SLIP to know
> a packet is bad and to discard it, then it is tolerable.
> If it does ANYTHING beyond inspect it for damage, trash
> the broken packet, and increment a counter, it is wrong.

This is exactly what it will do, no more, no less.

Drew



This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu Mar 09 2000 - 14:41:54 GMT