[PATCH] turn RANDOM_IP_ID into a sysctl

Andreas Hauser andy at splashground.de
Fri Aug 12 09:51:55 PDT 2005

gbergling wrote @ Wed, 10 Aug 2005 18:08:22 +0200:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 05:47:08PM +0200, Gordon Bergling wrote:

> >Last time I spoke with Jeffrey about it, the conclusion was that fully
> >random ip ids have too many problems on high-speed networks. I don't
> >think that making it a tunable really improves much, it would be better
> >to solve the fundamental problems and allowing it be become just a
> >default option.
> I think your right that fundamental problems should be solved, but I 
> personal would like to have a tunable which
> is per default inactive and can be changed at runtime without the need 
> to recompile the kernel.

Yes, can we please have this commited in the meantime.
This an improvement. While code that is not there is not.


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