Re: TCP_SYNCOOKIES - Negative impact(s) when enabled?

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Pascal Hambourg a écrit :
> 
> === ChangeLog-2.6.26 ===
> 
> commit 4dfc2817025965a2fc78a18c50f540736a6b5c24
> Author: Florian Westphal <fw@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date:   Thu Apr 10 03:12:40 2008 -0700
> 
>     [Syncookies]: Add support for TCP options via timestamps.
> 
>     Allow the use of SACK and window scaling when syncookies are used
>     and the client supports tcp timestamps. Options are encoded into
>     the timestamp sent in the syn-ack and restored from the timestamp
>     echo when the ack is received.
> 
> (side note : the feature was broken in 2.6.27 and restored in 2.6.28)

As the 2.6.27.x stable serie is still maintained, it may be worth
mentionning that the fix was also backported to 2.6.27.5.
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