Re: link level crap protection

Drew Daniel Perkins (
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.


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