[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Handle packets with precomputed checksums.
blp at nicira.com
Fri Jan 22 20:04:47 PST 2010
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 08:12:39PM -0500, Jesse Gross wrote:
> Some devices are capable of computing checksums of received packets
> in hardware (the GRE module also falls into this category).
> Unfortunately before CHECKSUM_HW was split into two different values
> it was impossible to tell the checksum status of a packet during
> bridging. It turns out that a workaround that we already had in the
> GRE module is very similar to that in mainline kernel, so this
> generalizes that workaround.
Could you add something to the changelog and possibly to the comment
that explains how to test this, e.g. how to set up a machine such that
this code will be triggered and thus fix a problem. It's not obvious to
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