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TCP Fast Open: expediting web services

TCP Fast Open: expediting web services

Posted Aug 3, 2012 4:36 UTC (Fri) by ras (subscriber, #33059)
In reply to: TCP Fast Open: expediting web services by ycheng-lwn
Parent article: TCP Fast Open: expediting web services

> Being unaware of the reboot, the client will timeout and retransmit SYNs.

For that to happen the server must accept the cookie. Surely you could get around that by including the servers boot time in the MAC key used to generate the cookie?


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TCP Fast Open: expediting web services

Posted Aug 3, 2012 14:04 UTC (Fri) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266) [Link]

> Surely you could get around that by including the servers boot time in the MAC key used to generate the cookie?

A better option would be /proc/sys/kernel/random/boot_id (see http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/ids.html).


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