Re: PF_PACKET: packets out of order

From: Joerg Schumacher (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 20:43:14 EST

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 04:43:37PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> [...]
> Anything which absolutely _requires_ all TX and RX packets to
> be in precise order, should really be fixed not to have such
> a weird restriction.

Do humans qualify as "anything" ;-)? Until I saw the "LastTime jump
backward" warning in netramet I used to read the tcpdump output line
by line without checking the timestamps. Neither packet(7) nor
tcpdump(1) indicate that I should do so.


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