[e2e] ICMP & TCP segments with IP ID = 0?

Craig Partridge craig at aland.bbn.com
Wed May 16 11:59:16 PDT 2001

In message <20010516195732.A3996 at fred.local>, Andi Kleen writes:

>> So while 0 is a valid value, you can't repeat it for the lifetime of
>> a datagram or so (RFC 1122 permits reuse in the narrow case of retransmittin
>> exactly the same data).
>That's clearly an impossible to follow statement, except if you limit
>send rate to a single destination to 65536 packets every MSL. I don't think
>you will find any stack that follows that ;)

Just to be clear, limit to 65536 packets to a particular destination,
from a particular source address, for a particular protocol.  But yes,


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