Re: Networking shafted [was Re: buffer patch blah blah]

Dan Hollis (
Wed, 6 Aug 1997 13:16:58 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 6 Aug 1997, Michael K. Johnson wrote:
> Alan Cox writes:
> >o Random tcp crashes under high connection load irrespective of
> > syn-cookies/rst-cookies - looks like the hash is a problem. Not in
> > 2.0.29
> I don't know whether this is the same as the mirror problem that has been
> reported, but I can definitively report that the mirror problem is still
> there with Linus's pre-2.0.31-3.

Someone should add kernel debugging checks and messages to try to track
this down. It looks like some skb corruption is happening in pre-2.