[ovs-dev] [patch v4] conntrack: Add option to disable TCP sequence checking.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Sep 25 19:16:29 UTC 2019

On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 02:09:41PM -0700, Darrell Ball wrote:
> This may be needed in some special cases, such as to support some hardware
> offload implementations.  Note that disabling TCP sequence number
> verification is not an optimization in itself, but supporting some
> hardware offload implementations may offer better performance.  TCP
> sequence number verification is enabled by default.  This option is only
> available for the userspace datapath.  Access to this option is presently
> provided via 'dpctl' commands as the need for this option is quite node
> specific, by virtue of which nics are in use on a given node.  A test is
> added to verify this option.
> Reported-at: https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2019-May/359188.html
> Signed-off-by: Darrell Ball <dlu998 at gmail.com>

Thanks, applied to master.

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