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Unpredictable sequence numbers

Unpredictable sequence numbers

Posted Aug 18, 2011 16:37 UTC (Thu) by linuxjacques (subscriber, #45768)
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I run embedded devices with relatively weak processors on trusted networks and need every bit of TCP performance.

How do I disable this?

Oh, in the future a "knob may be added" ?

Gee, thanks for ignoring the embedded case (again).


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Unpredictable sequence numbers

Posted Aug 20, 2011 11:37 UTC (Sat) by mastro (guest, #72665) [Link]

I would suggest to do some benchmarking/profiling first. It seems very unlikely to me that the difference between md4 and md5 of only a few bytes calculated only once at the beginning of a connection would have a measurable impact.

Much less be a bottleneck.

But estimating performance is very hard so measure first the difference between the two algorithms.


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